Dereham Runners athlete Protheroe books place in National Indoor Championships

PUBLISHED: 08:56 18 January 2018

Dereham Runners' Nathan Protheroe at the South of England Indoor Championships. Picture: Dawn Protheroe

Dereham Runners' Nathan Protheroe at the South of England Indoor Championships. Picture: Dawn Protheroe


Scarning teenager Nathan Protheroe, an under 20 athlete who trains at both West Norfolk and Dereham Runners Athletics clubs, has booked his place in the England Indoor Championships.

He will be competing in the 60m hurdles at the English institute of Sport in Sheffield.

He needed a qualifying time of 8.9 seconds, which he achieved at the weekend in the South of England Indoor Championships at the Lee Valley Athletics Centre.

In a good clean race he finished his heat in third place with a time of 8.83 seconds which was a new personal best and secured him a place in the final. He then had another clean run over the hurdles and finished in seventh place and for the second time that day broke his personal best time, finishing in 8.77 seconds.
It was a time which gaves him a top 20 ranking in the United Kingdom and more importantly a place in the National Championships in February.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Dereham Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Dereham Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Dereham Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Dereham sport

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Dereham Town made a dreadful start to the season with a heavy defeat at the Parkside Stadium.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Dereham Town boss Neal Simmons is targeting a play-off spot as he prepares for the Magpies’ first Bostik League North game of the season at Aveley this afternoon (3pm kick-off).

Friday, August 10, 2018

Chris Baker has missed out on a place in the men’s high jump final at the European Championships in Berlin.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Young golfer Pippa Hill is following in a proud family tradition.

Most Read

Monday, August 6, 2018

Norwich City under-23s complete pre-season against Dereham Town tonight.

Read more

Local Weather



max temp: 21°C

min temp: 15°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Dereham Times e-edition today

Newsletter Sign Up

Dereham Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy