Bucks AA Championships – Oxford
WSEH AC’s tremendous start to the summer track season continued with an emphatic victory in the 2nd match in their UKA Youth Development League Southern Premier Division at Lee Valley on Saturday.
1. WSEH AC 733pts
2. Blackheath & Bromley AC 651
3. Shaftesbury Barnet AC 627
4. Enfield & Haringey AC 576
5. Team Norfolk 480
6. Stevenage AC 395
British Mens League Div 1 Match at TVAC Eton
WSEH AC made their best start for several years in their Mens British League Div 1 series with a comfortable win in their home match at the Thames Valley Athletics Centre on Saturday,
1. WSEH AC 349pts
2. City of Liverpool AC 335
3. Southampton AC 294
4. Blackheath & Bromley AC 286.5
5. Kent AC 249.5
6. Basingstoke & Mid Hants AC 237
7. Cardiff AC 220
6. Herne Hill Harriers 202
UK YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION – CRAWLEY
The WSEH Under15/Under13 opened their UK Youth Development League Premier Division series with an excellent 2nd place at Crawley – missing out on an overall win by just 3.5 points.
1. Crawley AC 490.5pts
2. WSEH AC 487
3. Bedford & County AC 459
4. Bracknell AC 447
5. Herne Hill Harriers 443.5
6. Enfield & Haringey AC 431
Points were hard to come by in the early sprint races, the best results coming in the under 13 Boys 100m from Rico Lionetti 3rd in 13.7secs and in
OBITUARY - PETER VIRGO
With the death of Peter Virgo on Sunday at the age of 69 after a long battle with cancer, WSEH AC lost one it’s longest serving and most prominent members.
Pete’s talent as an athlete first became obvious when he was a pupil at Slough Grammar School. Along with his twin brother John, Peter joined the then Windsor & Eton Athletic Club, based at Vansittart Road Recreation Ground in Windsor, in 1969, at the age of 13. He quickly established himself as a sprinter of some quality and was a regular team member at young athlete level.
At a competition at Loughborough University WSEH’s Taylor Campbell set a new Under 20 UK National Record when he threw the Hammer 76m81. The mark is also a new WSEH Club record
Whilst in university in the USA WSEH’s Joey Watson continues to better his own WSEH Club Senor Shot Record. Competing in a competition in Johnson City - Watson extended the record by some 15cm with a throw of 16m60