Press Report: Brassington Shines in Golden Performance

NATHAN BRASSINGTON has helped England earn team gold medals in Glasgow.

The talented West Cheshire Athletic Club member celebrated success representing England Schools in the Home Countries International Indoor Under 16 Boys Pentathlon Championships.

Nathan teamed up with England teammates Luke Pitcher, Samuel Newton, and Osar Wilson to compile a tally of 8,817 points to secure top spot in the team event, ahead of runners-up Ireland, third-placed Scotland, and Wales in fourth position.

Nathan delivered 2,732 points after clocking 8.86 seconds for the 60m hurdles, before achieving 5.43m in the long jump, posting 25.29 seconds in the 200m, hitting 12.96m in the shot put, and rounding the 800m in 2:37.27.

ANEST MULLER headed West Cheshire Athletic Club’s ladies home at the latest round of the North Wales Cross Country League held at Whitford.

Anest finished 38th overall and sixth over 40 lady in 23:14, just one second clear of club mate Ellie Robinson (39th overall and second over-50 lady), backed up by Clare Mallon (46th and eighth over-45 lady in 23:31), Joy Hickman (66th and fifth over-55 lady in 25:12), Angela Tegg (73rd and fifth over-50 lady in 26:12), Debra Bemand (78th and seventh over-50 lady in 27:09), and Alex Duffey (91st and 17th over-45 lady in 28:23).

Neil Finegan was first home for West Cheshire AC’s men, posting 29:24 for fourth place in his over-45 age group and securing 30th spot overall.

He was supported by Dave Shearer (43rd and sixth over-35 man in 29:58), Henry Robinson (46th and sixth over-20 man in 30:24), Andrew Clague (54th and third over-50 man in 31:11), Neil Hershaw (64th and second over-55 man in 31:50), and Andy Carter (123rd and 19th over-50 man in 36:43).

Matthew McCroadie posted 20:11 for third spot in the under 17 men’s race. 

JAMIE RICHARDSON secured a top-40 spot at the UK Cross Challenge event held at Sefton Park, Liverpool.

Jamie, representing West Cheshire AC, rounded the under 20 men’s race in 33rd position in a time of 21:55, ahead of teammates Luke Richardson (94th in 23:06), and Sammy Hollins (114th in 23:38).

Cosette Wearden posted 12:08 for 48th place in the under 15 girls’ event, while Noah Woolgar was 64th in the under 15 boys race in 11:23, and Jodi Bemand finished 69th in the under 20 women’s race in 18:28.

Paul Morrison (311th in 40:04) and Jack Gannon (407th in 42:51) completed the Senior Men’s race.

Posted by Dave Alexander
29th November 2022

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