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Club Achievements 2016

With the Summer Track Season at an end, a review of WSEH AC’s achievements both at club and an individual level, confirms that WSEH AC remain one of the top clubs in ther UK.

At a club level, WSEH AC were 4th placed in the UK Womens League Premier Division and 6th placed in the Mens British League Division 1 series.

The combined Mens and Womens 2nd string squad were winners of the Southern Athletic League Div 2 title and hence will compete in the top division next season.

The WSEH male young athletes ended their track season on a ‘high’ winning the Plate Final in the Alder Valley Boys match at Eton on Sunday.

Match Result:
1.WSEH AC 643pts
2.Basingstoke AC 591
3. Guildford & Godalming AC 443
4. Maidenhead AC 443
5. Aldershot & District AC 329

The Under 17 competition provided good points for the local club, with maximum points accruing in the 400m from Marvin Tchangua (56.1secs) and Xavier Aurelien (58.1secs). The feat was repeated in the Pole Vault with Anthony Rice (3m30) and Abrham Melbourne (3m20) being the contributors.

UK Athletics Youth Development League Final in Birmingham on Sun Sept 3rd 2017
WSEH AC made the long trip up to Birmingham on Sunday to contest the UK Athletics Youth Development League Upper Final on Sunday, coming away with a creditable 4th place out of the 8 best clubs present from the North, Midlands and South

Match Result:
1. Blackheath & Bromley AC
2. Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers
3. Team Edinburgh
4. WSEH AC
5. Team Glasgow
6. Kingdom AC
7. Rugby & Northampton AC

British League Div 1 – Manchester
WSEH AC secured their future Div1 status witna 5th place finish in the final match of the British League Div1 series in Manchester on Saturday.

Match Result:
1. Cardiff Ac 363pts
2. Sale Harriers – Manchester 354
3. Swansea Harriers 291
4. Harrow AC 283
5. WSEH AC 277
6. Blackheath 7 Bromley AC 238
7. Glasgow City AC 173
8. Basingstoke AC 137

World Championships – Olympic Park London
WSEH AC had four athletes representing GB at the World Championships in the Olympic Park Stadium last week, with varying degrees of success.

Rachal Wallader was the first to appear in the Shot event on Tuesday. She was 12th in the qualifying round with a below par distance of 16m81 well short of her WSEH Club Record of 17m53 set last year.

WSEH AC’s Alder Valley Boys match on Sunday was fraught with problems when the coach booked to get the team to Portsmouth failed to arrive. Last minute re-arrangement got most of the team to Portsmouth by cars in time to compete in their respective events. School holidays had already caused gaps in the WSEH team. Good results from new members eased the problems and the local club eventually finished in 4th place in the match.

Result:
1. City of Portsmouth AC 656pts
2. Hillingdon Juniors AC 544
3. Guildford & Godalming AC 495
4. WSEH AC 391
5. Bracknell AC 329