ATHLETICS: Youngsters Maczugowski and Northcott impress at pentathlon events
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ATHLETICS: Youngsters Maczugowski and Northcott impress at pentathlon events

TAVISTOCK’S Nicolas Maczugowski and City of Plymouth’s Poppy Northcott both impressed at pentathlon events at the weekend. Maczugowski claimed victory in the under-13 boys’ competition at the Hertfordshire County Open Pentathlon Championships at Hemel Hampstead, while Northcott took the honours in the under-13 girls’ event at the Newquay & Par Five-Star Pentathlon in Cornwall. Despite … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Smart among a host of athletes claiming PBs at Exeter BMC Meeting
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ATHLETICS: Smart among a host of athletes claiming PBs at Exeter BMC Meeting

TAVISTOCK Run Project’s Oliver Smart broke the two-minute barrier for the 800m for the first time on Tuesday night at the BMC Meeting at Exeter. The English Schools’ cross country champion ran 1:59.04 to finish second in the B race and fastest under-17 out of all the heats. Smart’s run came just 10 days after … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Bee wins South West Schools’ heptathlon title at Exeter
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Bee wins South West Schools’ heptathlon title at Exeter

CITY of Plymouth’s Emily Bee became South West Schools’ heptathlon champion at the weekend. Bee edged out Devon rival Emily Tyrrell to take the senior girls’ title at Exeter with 4,908 points. Although she was hoping for a bigger total, the Plymouth High School pupil, in her first year in the senior girls’ category, did … Continue reading

Region’s athletes among the medals at South West Schools’ Championships
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Region’s athletes among the medals at South West Schools’ Championships

EDWARD FILEMAN, Oliver Smart, Lili Fern, Joe Wheeler and Matthew Newton all won South West Schools’ Championship titles at the weekend. Tavistock AC athlete Fileman, a pupil at Ivybridge Community College, moved up to second in the UK under-17 discus rankings with a PB throw of 49.86m in the intermediate boys’ event at Exeter. That … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: King third at IAAF Challenge Meeting in Finland, while Fletcher wins Armada 5k
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ATHLETICS: King third at IAAF Challenge Meeting in Finland, while Fletcher wins Armada 5k

CITY of Plymouth international hurdler David King lowered his season’s best with a third-placed finish at the IAAF World Challenge Meeting in Turku, Finland. King ran 13.56 seconds to claim bronze in the 110m hurdles final behind Brazil’s Eduardo De Deus and Italy’s Hassane Fofana. That was quicker than the 13.58 second run he produced … Continue reading

ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Fileman breaks two Devon Schools’ Championship records
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ATHLETICS ROUND-UP: Fileman breaks two Devon Schools’ Championship records

IVYBRIDGE Community College and Tavistock AC athlete Edward Fileman broke two Devon Schools’ Championship records at Exeter at the weekend. Fileman won both the intermediate boys’ discus and hammer events with national standard distances. He threw an impressive 48.97m in the discus and a personal best of 61.75m in the hammer. Fileman is ranked in … Continue reading