WSEH AC had 4 athletes competing in the European Athletics Championships in Berlin last weekend. Morgan Lake competed for GB in the High Jump but was unable to repeat her recent good form finishing in 7th place on 1m91 – some 6 cms off her best. Shelayna Oskan–Clarke made the final of the 800m and challenged for a medal place coming off the final bend but lost ground in the finishing straight to take 8th place in 2m02.26 secs – over 2 seconds slower than her best this year. Two WSEH AC athletes competed for Ireland – Zac Curran finishing 7th in his heat of the 800m in 1m49.31secs and Kerry O’Flaherty who was 17th in the Steeplechase in 7m09.01.

WSEH AC were well represented in the South of England AA championships at Lee Valley Stadium over the weekend, making their presence felt with 3 champions and four other podium places.
Francesca Williams was victorious in the U17 Hammer with a new pb and club record throw of 55m62. Another gold medal winner in the 300m Hurdles was Orla Brennan with her time of 44.71secs. Long Jump specialist Rachel Okoro this time switched her attentions to the Triple Jump to good effect winning with 11m60 to top the National Rankings and claim a new WSEH club record – exceeding the old mark set in 2012 by a massive 1m60. The surprise gold medal came in the Under 13 Shot where Chanelle Lovelock showed unexpected talent to with gold with 9m52.
Other medal winners were Luke Hynes who took silver in the U15 1500m in 4m33.69, Pavit Kullar also silver in the U17 Steeplechase in 5m07.52, Ayoola Babalola who was a bronze winner in the U17 100m in 12.47secs, and Abby Masquelier, another bronze winner in the U15 75m hurdles in 11.52secs.

Other WSEH AC results:
800m Dominic McDougall 4th in Heat 2m02.10
300m Hurdles Ellie Cleveland 5th Final 47.32secs
100m Orla Brennan 7th Semi Final 12.92secs
200m Jamie Leigh-White 4th Heat 27.66

300m Isla Brown 4th Final 43.42secs
Long Jump Kate Beadle 4th Final 5m31
75m hurdles Isla Brown 4th Heat 43.42secs
100m Kate Beadle 7th Semi Final 13.46secs
Discus Liliana Burn 5th Final 29m61
Hammer Liliana Burn 5th Final 37m74
200m James Badham 5th Heat 25.74secs
100m James Badham 8th Heat 12.48secs

800m Deya Baga 5th Final 2m33.16
800m Julian Abass 12th Final 2m37.69
75m Hurdles Chanelle Lovelock 5th Final 12.48secs.
Long Jump Chanelle Lovelock 8th Final 4m22