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18th May 2022

Successful Athletics at Oakham

It has been a successful two weeks for our busy Oakham athletes, who have seen competition wins, personal bests and broken records. Talented athlete, Izzy, has also been selected to represent Great Britain in the upcoming Loughborough International.

Northants County Club Championships 17th May 2022:

Scarlett B won Gold (County Champion) in the Inter U17 Shot Put, 4th in Long Jump & 3rd in her 100m Heat.

Lloyd B won Gold (County Champion) in the U15 Junior 200m with a new PB of 26.98, silver in the U15 100m with a new PB of 12.79 and bronze in the U15 High Jump. 

Sofia B won Silver in the 100m, 200m Silver 25.96s (New School Record), 300m Gold County Champ 41.5s 

Izzy S knocked a second of her PB to become County Champion and beating 2nd place by 8s. Izzy ran 54.24s which is a County Championship record, a Corby AC U20 record and ranks her number 3 in UK for U20s. Izzy has also been selected to represent Great Britain in the Loughborough International this weekend 21st / 22nd May 2022.

Fabian P won the Gold for the U17 Inter Boys 100m to be crowned County Champion.

Achilles Relays 

Oakham athletes have also taken part in the prestigious Achilles Relays in Oxford and out of 13 races, won 3 Golds, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze. Four athletes also finished 4th Place.

Lower School athletics also gave strong performances in the Lower School Athletics Relay against Stamford and Wisbech.

Oakham came first and second in the Rugby Invitational against Rugby, Uppingham, Oundle, Bromsgrove, Repton, Malvern and KSW.

Oakham also achieved first and second places across the board in the Oakham Relays Invitational against Stamford, Uppingham, Beford and Oundle. 

Assistant director of Sport and Director of Athletics at Oakham, Tref Vanderos, said “Oakham athletics has been buzzing over the last two weeks. Training has been pushed to the max, as time has not been on our side, and the pupils’ limits have been stretched. I cannot be more proud of their efforts.”

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