City of Plymouth high jumper impresses on his international debut at top Czech event
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City of Plymouth high jumper impresses on his international debut at top Czech event

A PLYMOUTH-born higher jumper enjoyed a sensational international debut for England at the weekend. Ethan Glyde set a new personal best of 2.08m to win the under-18 title at the Hustopece World Athletics Tour event in the Czech Republic. The under-18 competition was run alongside the under-20 event and he would have finished joint second in … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Poppy Tank earns GB selection for World Cross Country Championships
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Plymouth’s Poppy Tank earns GB selection for World Cross Country Championships

CITY of Plymouth’s Poppy Tank has been selected to represent Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the World Cross Country Championships in Australia this month. Tank has been included in a four-strong senior women’s team alongside Abbie Donnelly, Megan Keith and Amelia Quirk. Her selection follows on from impressing for Great Britain at the European … Continue reading

City of Plymouth’s Adam Dingley sets a new PB and breaks a club record held by David King
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City of Plymouth’s Adam Dingley sets a new PB and breaks a club record held by David King

City of Plymouth junior Adam Dingley achieved an impressive feat at the weekend by not only setting a new 60m hurdles PB but also breaking a club record held by David King. Dingley clocked 8.33 seconds over the barriers to finish third in a top-quality under-17 boys’ final at the London Indoor Age Groups Games … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Shorey, Bigham and Hennessey win Devon Schools’ titles
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ATHLETICS: Shorey, Bigham and Hennessey win Devon Schools’ titles

MOLLY SHOREY, Zoe Bigham and Thomas Hennessey all won Devon Schools’ Cross Country titles at the weekend. In-form City of Plymouth and Plymouth College athlete Shorey triumphed in the intermediate girls’ race at Exeter. She took victory by nearly a minute ahead of her club team-mate Molly Gilbey (DHSOB), who took second. Fellow City of … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Reid retains Cornwall Schools’ title, while Shorey, Baker and Jackman win at Westward Ho!
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ATHLETICS: Reid retains Cornwall Schools’ title, while Shorey, Baker and Jackman win at Westward Ho!

CITY of Plymouth’s Holly Reid retained her Cornwall Schools’ Cross Country title on Saturday with a dominant victory at Newquay. Reid, who had come fifth in the under-17 race at the South West Regional Championships the week before, won the intermediate girls’ event at Tretharras School by a minute-and-a-half. Her Saltash Community School team-mate Abbie … Continue reading

GALLERY: Tavistock Run Project’s Cole too hot for his rivals at January Jaunt 10k
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GALLERY: Tavistock Run Project’s Cole too hot for his rivals at January Jaunt 10k

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Jim Cole stormed to victory in the popular Plympton January Jaunt 10k on Sunday morning. The race, organised by the Plymouth Round Table, was hit by torrential rain at the start but more than 330 runners still finished the event that takes athletes from Marsh Mills into the Saltram Estate Cole finished more … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Plymouth hurdlers win South West medals, while Neale is runner-up at First Chance 10k
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ATHLETICS: Plymouth hurdlers win South West medals, while Neale is runner-up at First Chance 10k

CITY of Plymouth athletes Leonie Dyer and Adam Dingley both won hurdles medals at the latest round of the 2022-23 South West Indoor Championships at the weekend. Dyer took the regional title in the under-15 girls’ 60m hurdles event in Cardiff with a personal run of 9.93 seconds. It was her second South West indoor … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Tank impresses for England at World Tour cross country event in Spain
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Plymouth’s Tank impresses for England at World Tour cross country event in Spain

CITY of Plymouth athlete Poppy Tank impressed for England on Sunday at the prestigious Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza – a World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold meeting – in the Spanish town of Elgoibar. Tank finished sixth and first European in the senior women’s race that was dominated by top African athletes. The Plymouth runner … Continue reading

City of Plymouth juniors and Tavistock AC impress at Armada Christmas Relays
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City of Plymouth juniors and Tavistock AC impress at Armada Christmas Relays

CITY of Plymouth’s young guns showed everyone else a clean pair of heels at the inaugural Armada Christmas Relays at a rain-soaked Central Park on Sunday. Plymouth’s under-18 boys’ team of Thomas Jones, Isaac Lamerton, Finley Squires and Gregor Norster finished a minute and 20 seconds ahead of their nearest rivals in the new event … Continue reading

City of Plymouth’s Tank to earn more senior international honours
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City of Plymouth’s Tank to earn more senior international honours

CITY of Plymouth athlete Poppy Tank will earn more senior international honours in the new year. Tank has been named in England’s team to complete at the Maguerza International Cross Country in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on January 8. It follows a successful senior Great Britain debut last weekend where Tank finished 13th at … Continue reading