Results: 2016 South of England Senior/U20 Indoor Championships

Lee Valley, 16-17 January 2016.

Congratulations to all medallists at this weekend’s SEAA Senior/U20 Indoor Championships.

Senior Women:
1. Montana Jackson (West Suffolk AC) 12.11m
2. Lia Stephenson (Thames Valley Harriers) 12.05m
3. Rochelle Jones (Newham & Essex Beagles) 11.49m

Montana leapt just 6 cm below her PB to pip reigning champion Lia for the title in tightly fought contest. Both of them breaking the 12 metre mark on 3 occasions.

U20 Women:
1. Laura Zialor (Marshall Milton Keynes) 12.12m (PB)
2. Anastasia Davies (Blackheath & Bromley Harriers) 11.66m (PB)
3. Abbie Chaundy (Swindon Harriers) 11.58m

Laura jumped past her previous PB of 11.90m 3 times in her series to take victory in an event she finished 3rd in last season. A close battle for 2nd place was won by Anastasia with her final round effort adding 9 cm to her previous PB.

Senior Men:
1. Thalosang Thireletso (Woodford Green & Essex L) 15.38m (PB)
2. Jonathan Ilori (Blackheath & Bromley Harriers) 15.27m
3. Lawrence Harvey (Trafford) 14.64m

Thalosang added 31 cm to his PB to take gold in a closely fought battle with Jonathan, last year’s 11th-ranked British jumper. Lawrence was just 2 cm shy of his performance at last week’s Loughborough Students Open meeting in taking bronze.

U20 Men:
1. Jude Bright-Davies (Thames Valley Harriers) 14.62m (=PB)
2. Dami Famakin (Windsor SE & Hounslow) 14.41
3. Joel Bright-Davies (Thames Valley Harriers) 13.27m (PB)

16 year old Jude equalled his PB with his penultimate jump to add the U20 title to the U17 gold he claimed last year. Dami was only 6 cm down on his PB from last summer, while Jude’s twin brother Joel took bronze – improving his PB by a massive 62 cm!

Written by iTripleJump

A Triple Jumper for over 35 years - from an over-hopping junior to a county-level senior - I still enjoy jumping in national and international Masters competitions in the event that has gripped me since my first hop, step and jump onto a springless PE mat. Waiting for that perfect jump. That one perfect jump ...

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