Oxford City first out of their blocks in Oxfordshire League

Published: 13 April 2017

Oxford City made the best possible start to their junior track and field season at Horspath on April 9th, winning four out of six age groups and dominating the day’s competition, with a large crowd enjoying good competition in unexpectedly warm sunshine. The Quadkids team were not far behind with the u11 girls and under 9 boys comfortably winning their matches. There were many outstanding performances – too many to mention all names individually – but Natalya Keller produced the result�of the day with the only G1 performance in the under 13 girls high jump, where she cleared 1.41m.�Oxford’s athletes were rewarded for their efforts with wins for the under 13 girls,�under 13 boys and�under 15 girls, second place for the�under 15 boys, and third place for�the under 17 boys (not bad for a team of three!). The day ended with 4 x 100m relay wins for the under 13 boys, under 13 girls, under 15 boys and under 15 girls. Oxford winners: Imigen Bowen (LJ and 100m), Olivia Barton (LJ and 100m), Natalya Keller (HJ), Lily Peach (Jav and Shot), Nasrin Aminu (Shot), Emma Wardle (Jav), Chloe Taylor (100m), Bea Wootten (200m), Eugenia Mutero (300m), Emily Haines-Gray (800m), Francesca Powell (Hurdles, HJ, Shot), Thea Diment (LJ), Jonathan Davies (75mH, discus), Moses Sadler (LJ), Noah Palmer (discus), Ben Davies (800m), Louis Enskat (800m), Alexander Ighofose (HJ), Owen Cove (HJ), Jack Judson (400M, discus), Adam Byles (Shot, discus).

For the Quadkids, under 11 girls Maisie Simms, Annie Jonkers and Izzie Haines-Gray continued to shine, with Maisie coming first,�Annie�second and Izzie third overall in the under 11 girls competition, with Ellen Walker-Smith not far behind in 7th. For the u9 boys Alex Garry and Archie Simms managed 2nd and 3rd overall.

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