Athletes give club a boost
FENLAND athletes were out in force to help Peterborough Athletic Club win the first East Anglian League match of the season. In the under-13 age group, Sophie Lambert, from Whittlesey, finished third in the 800m and high jump and fourth in the shot put a
FENLAND athletes were out in force to help Peterborough Athletic Club win the first East Anglian League match of the season.
In the under-13 age group, Sophie Lambert, from Whittlesey, finished third in the 800m and high jump and fourth in the shot put and Maiya Greenwood, also from Whittlesey, came third in the1500m and the javelin.
Amber Kenny came fourth in the shot put and discuss and Laura Arnold, both from Whittlesey, gained a win in the 800m for the under-15s.
Wisbech's Robyn Gribble came fourth in the 300m in a personal best time of 46.5. Gemma Bays, from Whittlesey, finished the under-17s 800m in a personal best time of 2.31.9.
Bethan Saunders, another Whittlesey athlete, finished third in the 300m and fourth in the 800m.
For the boys, Billy Paddock finished second in the 1500m and his brother Tom was in action in the 200m and 400m. Both set personal bests.
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Peter Godly, completing the Whittlesey contingent, finished first in the hurdles, third in the triple jump and set a personal best in the javelin.
Nicholas Stone, from March, came second in the 1500m.
Ross McConnachie, from Wisbech, ran the 100m and 200m for the first time for Peterborough, finishing second and third before helping the relay team to second place.
Peterborough manager Dave Bays said: "This is a fantastic start to the season and shows what talent lies in the Fenland area.
"If we keep this up we will hopefully retain our title which we won last year.