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Club Decathlon Record Broken!


Friday 15th April 2022

Many of the Club’s Senior Records were set in the 1980’s. The record for the Decathlon was recorded in 1989 by Dale Dayborn at Walthamstowe – 5762 points. Competing Wednesday and Thursday in the USA Senior Man Oscar Jopp recorded 4 PB’s on his way to a total score of 5814. 100m 11.85(PB), LJ 6m14, SP 10m52, HJ 1m74, 400m 53.49PB was followed on Day 2 with 110H 16.33, DT 30m99(PB), PV 3m85, JT 43m60 and 1500m 5.10.68(PB).
Three Club members were in action in Open Meetings over the weekend. Senior Libby Taylor set a new personal best when competing in the Hammer at Nuneaton on Sunday with a throw of 47m94.
Two of the Club’s U20 athletes took part in the Lee Valley Open. Ed Laws ran 56.16 in the 400H which is well inside English Schools Entry Standard and Jamie Joseph clocked 11.89 in his heat of the 100m.