Pentathlon/Eastern Athletic Association Combined Events Championships – Peterborough

Thurrock Harriers athletes took part in the Eastern Athletic Association Combined Events Championships at Peterborough on 27th September.

Under 15 boy Theo Adesina, not only brought back a silver medal, coming 2nd in the East, he also gained 3 PBs in 80m hurdles (11.92s) Shot put (10.81m) and his overall Pent score of 2603. Kayode Odumosu also brought home a bronze medal, coming 3rd in the East with a whooping 5 PBs on the day, 800m (2.28.06s) Shot put (10.03m) Long Jump (5.11m) 80m Hurdles (12.40s) and an overall Pent score of 2365. William Adeyeye also took part but did not finish on the day, due to injury.

Under 15 Girls also took part. Funminyi Olajide brought home a PB in Shot put (9.82m), while Jessica Whitbread gained a PB in High jump (1.35m) Rhea Stavri had a very successful day with a whooping 4PB’s in Shot put (7.02m) High Jump (1.26m) Long Jump (4.15m) and an overall Pent score of 1836.

The Under 13’s also took part in a minthon on the day, the girls competed in Hurdles, Long Jump and Shot putt. Although no PBs were gained in that age group by our girls. Ruby Bridger came 2nd in Shot putt and Sola Taiwo came 1st in the Hurdles race, bringing her in at 4th in the East overall.

Daniel Ogutuga, Under 13 Boy, came 1st in the East overall, bringing home a Gold medal along with 2 PB’s one in Long Jump (5.13m) and the other in Shot Put (10.16m).

Under 17 Women, Maisy Webb gained a PB in the 800m (3.50.45s) and an overall pent score of 1343, coming 5th in the East. Liberty Milne brought home 2 PB’s, one in high Jump (1.05m) and another in 800m (3.29.91s)  coming 6th in the East overall.

Although this was the last event of the season, all athletes did well whilst representing the club. Both the coaches and parents are very proud of their achievements not only at this competition but throughout the year.

Results (see combined events Excel link)

Claire Whitbread