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June 13, 2024

Athletics News

Please see below for a round-up of recent athletics.

SPS Athletes Excel at Middlesex Schools Championships

On Saturday 8 June, SPS athletes enjoyed great success at the Middlesex Schools Championships held at Lee Valley. Louis Nuthall (Sixth Form) triumphed in the inter-boys high jump, securing first place. Leau Roch (Fourth Form) demonstrated remarkable endurance, taking silver in the junior boys 1500m. John Gunn (Fourth Form) achieved a significant personal best in the junior boys long jump, though narrowly missing out on a medal.

As a result of their outstanding performances, both Louis and Leau have been invited to represent Middlesex at the South East Inter-Counties next weekend. Their achievements reflect their dedication and exceptional talent.

Congratulations to all SPS athletes for their impressive performances and best of luck to Louis and Leau at the upcoming South East Inter-Counties!

South of England U20 Championships

Cameron McConnon (Lower Eighth) delivered an outstanding performance at the South of England U20 Championships, held over the weekend. Cameron shaved another 6 seconds off his personal best in the 1500m, clocking in at 4 minutes and 15 seconds to secure sixth place. This impressive feat sets a promising tone for his upcoming race, as he plans to transition to his preferred distance of 3000m at Wimbledon this week. Cameron’s continuous improvement and determination highlight his potential for future success in his athletic career.

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