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Sussex athletes scoop up medals at The Crystal Palace

The most outstanding was probably Amber Anning (Brighton & Hove) who in her first ever triple jump competition won the U15 girls' title with a fine championship best performance leap of 11.25m. This jump takes Anning to the number one spot in the UK and 6th on the all time list in that age group. It is also the second best jump by any Sussex woman this year with only Worthing’s Emma Perkins leaping further with 11.39m.

Gold for Connor and Silver for Ferroni at Bedford.

Sussex youngsters got amongst the medals in the England U15 and U17 Track and field championship at Bedford over the weekend with things coming good for Lewes pole vaulter Livvy Connor. After a year when she has shown great promised as an intermediate hurdler but seemed to be just a touch away from the top her form in her number one event although she did take the bronze medal in the English Schools U17 event. At Bedford however she was in great form equalling her personal best of 3.60m to take the gold medal.

Best Ever for Sussex at Inter-counties

Sussex had probably their best ever Inter-Counties result at Bedford over the weekend despite the absence of many of their top athletes. Most counties seemed to suffer, as did Sussex, with many leading athletes choosing to miss this fixture for various reasons. There were four gold medals for Sussex and the women finished a splendid third in Division one while the men were sixth. Scoring 56.5 points, Sussex finished behind the winners Yorkshire, who scored 73.5 points and second placed Essex who totalled 64 points.

Sussex Team for the English Schools Track & Field Championships

The final names for the team for Birmingham on 11/12 July have been made available. The full team list is as follows: 

SENIOR BOYS: 100m - George Marsh Eastbourne Coll, 800m - Spencer Thomas Plump Coll - Charlie Baldwin Worthing Coll, 1500m- Robbie Fitzgibbon BHASVIC, 110mH -Nathan Parker Brighton Coll, Discus - James Lasis Brighton Coll. 

Schools Inter- Counties

South Eastern Schools Inter Counties 
K2 Crawley 21st June 2014 
Track and Field Timetable 

Track Field 
Time Time
11.00 F1 JB/IB Hammer 
11.30 F2/3/4 JB/IG/IB Pole Vault 
11.30 F5 IG HJ 

12.15 T1 IB 400m Hurdles (max 2 races) 12.00 F6 JB Shot 
T2 IG 300m Hurdles (max 2 races) F7 JG LJ 

12.35 T3-6 JG/JB/IG/IB 800m (max 4 races) 12.15 F8/9 JG/IG Hammer 
12.30 F10 JG Jav 
13.00 F11 JG HJ 
13.00 T7-10 JG/JB/IG/IB 100m (max 8 races) 13.00 F12 IB LJ 
F13 IG TJ 
F14 IB Shot 

SUSSEX SCHOOLS SELECTION

In order to ease the problems of the Sussex Schools selectors when they select the Sussex team for the English Schools Championships on 11/12th July, and to make sure we do not overlook anyone, we would like to invite all Sussex School athletes who have gained at least an Entry Standard this season to send in their details. 

What we need is name, date of birth, address (home address rather than school address even if you home is outside the County) plus telephone number and email address. 

English Schools Registration

Sussex schools athletes who have achieved Entry or National Standard for English Schools Track and Field events this season, are asked to register online at the English Schools Website, see URL below or use the link on the Championships page. This will NOT guarantee your selection but will help Sussex Schools with their team information and speed up the Sussex team entry by the Team Manager should you be selected. 

http://www.esaa.net/v2/2014/tf/tf14registration.php 

Combined Events Championships

The details and entry form for the Sussex Schools Combined Events Championships being held at Withdean Stadium, Brighton on 28th May 2014 have been published today and are available on the Championships page

Harold Witham Cup

The Harold Witham Cup was proudly displayed at todays meeting of the Committee of the Sussex Schools AA. 

The Cup was presented to the Sussex Senior Girls team at the English Schools Cross Country Championships as the first County to have all 8 members of the team finish the race. 

Any member of the team who has not yet received their certificate should email leannebuxton@hotmail.com

Athletics Championships Provisional Timetable published

The provisional timetable for the Sussex Schools Athletics Championships being held at Crawley on 14 June 2014 has been published and is available on the Championships page. It is provided as guidance only at this stage. 

A final timetable will be published nearer the date, once entries have been received from the Districts. 

Please check back here for the final timetable a few days before the event.

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