Double success for Georgia

Georgia Barlow concluded a memorable weekend with a double success story at Colwyn Bay.The West Cheshire AC sprinter clocked new under 15 girls 100m (12.9) and 200m (26.5) personal bests to record victories at her clubs Cheshire Track and Field League third round at Eirias Park – just 24 hours after back-to-back sprinting wins at Wigan in the Youth Development League.
And Barlow also anchored the 4x100m relay team of Victoria Smith, Alice Barnsley and Vanessa Ozoemelam to victory at both matches.
Barnsley posted 13.9 seconds in her 100m race at Colwyn Bay, while Smith and Ozoemelam clocked 14.1 and 14.2 respectively.
Katie Clarke continued her impressive form by winning the under 15 girls 1500m in five minutes, while Barnsley and Ozoemelam both cleared 1-30m in the high jump, and Sophie Carter hit 6.48m in the shot.
Katies younger sister, Issy, rounded the under 15 girls 800m in a winning time of 2:31.9, ahead of Keane Harrison (2:59.1), Erin Stuart (3:01), and Ellie Finn, before Clarke, Harrison, and Stuart teamed up with Emma Howe to win the 4x100m relay.
Danielle Erskine won the womens long jump with 5.24m, while Emily Ball won the discus with 35.50m, and Georgina Moulton competed in the 100m, discus, and 4x100m relay.
Tamsin O Keefe, Anna Crayston, Holly Worthington and Abi Pawlett grabbed glory in the under 11 girls 4x100m relay, and the under 11 boys quartet of Michael Ozoemelam, Max Ross, Adam Howe, and Harvey Tegg secured first position in their sprint relay.

WCAC Endurance League Standings

Bob Freeman and Kate Jayden still lead, as at the end of June 2013. See

Olivia Celebrates International Success

Olivia Montez-Brown is celebrating a record-breaking international success story.The West Cheshire AC multi-eventer was a member of the England Schools team that won the World Schools Athletics Cup in the Czech Republic and broke the record points total by 17 points.
Olivia, 17, who lives in Ellesmere Port and is a West Cheshire College student, finished third in the long jump with 5.48m and was fifth overall in the 100m hurdles.
She was joined in the six-strong England Schools girls team by Shirin Irving (Croydon Harriers), Bobby Clay (Invicta East Kent), Sabrina Bakare (Shaftesbury Barnet), Daryll Neita (Cambridge Harriers), and Robyn Petitt (Crawley) who finished ahead of runners-up Slovakia, and third placed China.
Olivia, who won the British Schools Indoor International Pentathlon Championship individual title in Glasgow during December and headed the English Schools squad to team gold, will represent Cheshire at this weekend’s English Schools Track and Field Championships.
Olivia is one of seven West Cheshire AC members who have been selected to compete at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium alongside Sophie Percival, Kelly Baker, Alice McMahon, Emily Ball, Jenni Potter, and Matthew Pagan.

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