Lee Valley, 15 January 2017.

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

Senior Women:
1. Lia Stephenson (Thames Valley Harriers) 12.29m
2. Shanara Hibbert (Luton) 11.98m
3. Victoria Oshunremi (Basildon) 11.37m
4. Chanel Hemmings (Woodford Green & Essex L) 11.21m

Reigning BUCS Indoor Champion, Lia Stephenson, went one step better than her silver medal at last year’s South of England Indoor Championships by taking the title with 12.29m ahead of Shanara Hibbert’s 5th round effort of 11.98m. Victoria Oshunremi took bronze with 11.37m, just 25cm down in her PB.

U20 Women:
1. Laura Zialor (Marshall Milton Keynes) 11.73m
2. Angel Kerin (Bournemouth) 10.84m
3. Ola Olufemi-Krakue (Croydon) 10.73m
4. Georgia Coleshill (Brighton & Hove) 9.69m
5. Lauren Grubb (Ipswich) 9.67m
6. Imogen Bakhtiari (Brighton & Hove) 9.09m

Laura Zialor successfully defended her U20 title, dominating the competition to win by 89cm. Angel Kerin took silver, pipping Ola Olufemi-Krakue who has only just entered ths age category, 10.84m to 10.73m.

Senior Men:
1. Thalosang Thireletso (Woodford Green & Essex L) 15.27m
2. Jonathan Ilori (Blackheath & Bromley Harriers) 15.19m
3. Robert Sutherland (Wycombe) 14.14m
4. Montez Blair (Enfield & Haringey) 13.56m (PB)

There was a repeat 1-2 from last year’s competition as Thalosang Tshireletso took the title once again from Jonathan Ilori. Last year there was 11cm separating them, this year it was even closer at just 8cm as Thalosang reached out to 15.27m. Roberth Sutherland, bronze medallist at last year’s BUCS Outdoor Championships, also won by Thalosang, took bronze again at Lee Valley with 14.14m.

U20 Men:
1. Jude Bright-Davies (Thames Valley Harriers) 15.44m (PB)
2. Daniel Igbokwe (Windsor SE & Hounslow) 14.92m (PB)
3. Wesley Matsuka-Williams (City of Norwich) 14.44m
4. Jamil Hassan (Marshall Milton Keynes) 14.26m
5. Joel Bright-Davies (Thames Valley Harriers) 13.27m (PB)
6. Ryan Morgan (Braintree) 12.97m
7. Sam Fraser (Hillingdon) 12.87m
8. Idan Gal-Shohet (Highgate) 12.08m
9. Nicholas Veerapen (Sutton & District) 11.62m
10. Thomas Boutelle (Herne Hill) 11.46m

AAA U20 Champion Jude Bright-Davies added 4cm to his PB in defending his title with a leap 84cm better than his winning jump from January 2016. In 2nd place Daniel Igbokwe added 69cm to his PB with 14.92m ahead of English Schools and AAA U17 Champion Wesley Matsuka-Williams.

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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