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Champion effort by juniors

PUBLISHED: 08:48 17 January 2008 | UPDATED: 11:54 21 May 2010

Dereham Junior Runners who produced county sportshall champions.

Dereham Junior Runners who produced county sportshall champions.

Dereham Junior Runners AC had 11 entrants for the Norfolk Sportshall County Championships held at the UEA Sportspark, Norwich on Saturday and produced three county champions and a total of 10 medals between them.

Dereham Junior Runners AC had 11 entrants for the Norfolk Sportshall County Championships held at the UEA Sportspark, Norwich on Saturday and produced three county champions and a total of 10 medals between them.

U13 Boys: Anthony Buckley, gold and county champion in the four-lap race (50.6), silver in the six-lap race and bronze in the high jump (1.25m). Devon Ithell, gold and county champion in the speed bounce (74), bronze in the shot (5.61m) and 29.5 in the two-lap race. Timothy Buckley, bronze in the standing long jump (1.84) and 27.7 in the two-lap race .Josh Whitnall, two-lap race (30.2), triple jump (4.40m) and shot (4.60m).

U13 Girls: Rebbecca Howard, four-lap Race (59.8), vertical jump (32) and two-lap race (27.1).

U11 Boys: William Moore, gold and county champion in seated ball throw (7.50m), bronze in the standing long jump (1.91m). In the two-lap race, William ran 26.7, which took him into the semi-final where he ran a time of 27.7, but did not reach the final. Ryan Martin, bronze in the speed bounce (46), two-lap race (28.6) and four-lap race (63.4). Isaac King, two-lap race (28.1), two-lap hurdles (31.3) and seated ball throw (4.0m). Robert Buckley, two-lap race (27.8), speed bounce (44) and two-lap hurdles (31.6).

U11 Girls: Tegan Ithell, bronze in the seated ball throw (3.75m), two-lap race (39.2) and two-lap hurdles (41.5). Octavia Campbell, two-lap race (30.9), standing long jump (1.28m) and speed bounce (44).

The athletes thanked their sponsors Konectbus Limited for their continued support during this season.

The juniors train Mondays and Thursdays at Neatherd High School from 6.30-8pm and the first and third Saturday in the month. New members are always welcome.

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