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Club Achievements 2014

Several WSEH athletes have been named to compete for GB in international competitions in Sweden and Germany.

Selected for the European Junior Championships in Sweden on July 16th – 18th:
Taylor Campbell – Hammer, Morgan Lake – High Jump, Amy Holder –Discus

Selected for the Junior Gala in Mannheim, Germany on June 27th – 29th:
Taylor Campbell – Hammer, Amy Holder – Discus

UK ATHLETICS YOUTH DEVELOPMEN LEAGUE – PREMEIR DIVISION
In a closely fought contest WSEH finally emerged victorious in their UKA Youth Development League at Hendon on Sunday. The lead changed hands several times throughout the afternoon with the local club finally emerging as winners with a 7 point margin.

Match result:
1. WSEH AC 746.5pts
2. Shaftesbury Harriers 739.5
3. Blackheath & Bromley AC 688
4. Enfield & Haringey AC 517.5
5. Team Norfolk 444.5
6. Stevenage AC 403.5

Soleus Mens Southern League Div 1 West – Portsmouth
WSEH AC Mens B team travelled south to Portsmouth on Sunday to contest the third match in their Soleus Mens Southern League Div 1 West fixture and were totally dominant extending their position at the top of the table with a third win in a row. With just one match remaining, a home match on July 4th, the team is set fair to make the League Finals in August and to defend their title as League Champions.

Match Result:
1. WSEH AC B 253pts
2. Newquay & Par AC 221
3. Reading AC 192
4. Royal Navy AC 137

Last weekend’s Championship Meetings produced two outstanding performances plus several others of merit.
In the South of England Championships at Lee Valley, Taylor Campbell set a new championship record in the Under 20 Hammer with a superb 76.87 to consolidate his No 1 spot in the UK. At the other end of the age spectrum, in the Bucks Schools championships at Milton Keynes, 12 year old Archie Goodliff also claimed No 1 spot in the UK with his winning effort in the Javelin with a excellent 44m94, extending by some 3m, the WSEH Club Record set by Jude Compton Stewart some 3 years ago.

Mens British Athletics League Div 1 Southampton
The WSEH Mens British League Div 1 team that travelled to Southampton was hit by a number of injury withdrawals that particularly affected the short track events. Fortunately WSEH still had the services of Decathletes Peter Moreno and Osman Muskwe who were instrumental in filling some of the gaps in the team. Nonetheless a 4th place on the day still leaves WSEH in the promotion places, with 2nd place overall, with 2 matches remaining.

Match Result:
1. City of Liverpool 342pts
2. Southampton AC 311

Competing in an invitation international meeting in Geneva, WSEH’s Jacob Paul broke his own club record for the 400m Hurdles with a time 50.38secs.