Athletics News

14 June 2019

Over a busy weekend of competition for the Athletics club there were some fantastic performances from both an inter-house and National perspective. 

Sports Day

Despite the changeable weather on Friday the clouds parted at just the right time so that the annual Inter-House sports day could go ahead as planned. It was fiercely competitive with a number of notable performances:

1500m - Johnny James (3rd year) - 4 mins 26s
800m - Thom Denning (3rd year) - 2 mins 13s.
200m - Daniel Burger (4th year) - 23.66s.
100m  - Caleb Owusukwaah (4th year) - 11.89s.
Javelin - Poom Phetkeereeskul (4th year) - 35.49m.

See the full results and the list of individual winners.

Abingdon Track and Field Meet 

Abingdon welcomed six schools (Radley, MCS, St Edward's, Bedford, St Benedict's and Bloxham) to Tilsley Park to compete in our Track and Field meet. In only it's second year, the meet continues to grow and provide the boys with a great opportunity to compete in a number of disciplines thanks to the fantastic facilities at Tilsley Park. Abingdon managed to finish 1st Juniors, 2nd Inters and 4th in the Senior competition. 

A breakdown of results can be found here

Oxfordshire District Championships

Abingdon were well represented at the Oxfordshire Schools District Meet with a total of ten boys competing for the Vale. Congratulations go to Johnny James and Henry Channon who have both been selected to run at the English Schools Track and Field Championships, held at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. A fantastic achievement for both boys. 

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