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Young Dereham athletes maintain their improvement

PUBLISHED: 09:45 18 May 2017

Pictured from left to right are young Dereham athletes Louis Preston, Jacob Last, Beth Barrett and Erin McNulty. Picture: Club

Pictured from left to right are young Dereham athletes Louis Preston, Jacob Last, Beth Barrett and Erin McNulty. Picture: Club

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Seven Dereham juniors made the trip to Peterborough to compete in the EYAL in a combined team.

For three of the juniors it was a debut in this league and all the U-13 boys did well in their events.

Louis Preston ran in the 100m, coming in fourth with a pb of 16.1. In the 200m he had another pb of 34.1 to come fifth, followed by a seventh place in the 800m with a pb of 2.55.8. Jacob Last was third in the 200m B race (32.4, pb) and fifth in the 800m B race (2.56.5, pb).

Bradley Sumner also had two pbs to his name, in the shot put (4.97m, fifth) and the 100m (fifth, 16.4).

In the U15 girls Beth Barrett ran 14.6 in the 100m and 30.1 in the 200m. In the 75m hurdles she ran a pb time of 13.1 to come second. Erin McNulty came sixth in the long jump (3.10m) and fourth in the 800m (2.41.6).

U17 Abi Foster came fifth in the 300m (47.9) and in the 1,500m Ellie Foster finished fifth in a time of 5.36.6.

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