Eastern Vets League Match No. 3 at Southend 6th July 16

In the women’s event Sue Lawrence and Jill Boosey dominated the Women’s throws winning every throw event in their respective age groups. This meant they finished 4th team out of 6 without any jumpers or runners!

The Men’s team finished second behind Southend, 5 points ahead of Loughton and with one match left they are on track to reach the regional finals in September.

Highlights of the Under 50’s were Nigel Instance 1st Hammer, 2nd 400m Hurdles, Toby Draper 2nd 800m, 3rd Mile Walk, Marek Kowalski 4th 200m, 2nd Shot, and Iain Scott 3rd in the Pole Vault. Iain also did an impressive lead off leg in the 4 x 400m relay with the team eventually finishing 2nd to a strong Southend team.

In the over 50’s Steve Kemp was 1st in the Mile Walk, 4th 200m , Jon Metcalf 1st 400m Hurdles, 2nd 800m , Martin Mach 4th Hammer, 3rd Shot; and Mark Jenkins 2nd Pole Vault, 3rd Long Jump. In the final event the 4 x 400m relay the team was again 2nd behind Southend.

Jon Metcalf