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Brilliant Byng romps to fine treble
3:00pm Friday 21st September 2012 in Sport
LIGHTENING fast Bromsgrove and Redditch athlete Lewis Byng reeled off a hat-trick of victories at the Telford Games.
Byng put the seal on a superb track and field season by proving the outstanding sprinter on display in the under 11 boys category.
He recorded his fastest ever time in the 60 metres final when clocking a winning 8.7 and then went to claim the 150-metre title in 21.9, beating the second placed youngster by over one second.
Byng then landed a third title in the long jump with a leap of 3.98m.
Beth Lloyd was another Bromsgrove and Redditch athlete in excellent form.
She clocked her best ever time in the under 11 girls 60m sprint final by finishing second in 9.2secs.
Lloyd was also runner-up in the 600m when timed at 1.55.6.
Busy Oliver Kemp took part in four events at boys under-15 level, finishing just behind team-mate Danny Nichols in his 200m heat and just missed out on making the 100m final.
He then came fifth in shot with 8.99 metres and then snapped up second spot in the javelin with a best ever distance of 34.39m.
Ashley Beavan was equally active in the girls under-15 events. She clocked a personal best ever 13.5 in the 100m, came fifth in the long jump and sixth in the javelin.
Candy Lockett claimed first spot in the girls under 15 triple-jump when clearing 8.84m. She then came second in the discus, third in the shot and fourth in the javelin.
In the same section, Rebekah Miller came second in the 200m clocking 27.8, having been timed at 27.3 in her heat. She also clocked 13.7 in the 100m.
Geordan Edmunds had a hectic day in the women’s under-17 events, taking second spot in the high jump with a PB 1.45m.
She then came third in both the long jump with 4.81m and the triple-jump in 10.13m before claiming second spot in the javelin with 26.9m.
There was more success for Bromsghrove and Redditch through Izzy Billau and Romy Naven at women’s under-20 level.
Billau clocked a superb 12.6 to win the 100m, edging team-mate Naven into second spot with 13.1.
Naven responded by winning the 200m in 27.0 dead while Billau went onto win the triple-jump with 10.90m and then clinched second in the javelin with 29.93m.
David Mould was a clear winner in the senior men’s 400m clocking 50.2, while Peter Mould won the men’s over-35 200 metres in 25.7.
Russel Hingley rounded off a good competition for Bromsgrove and Redditch clocking a season’s best 11.7 to finish fifth in the senior men’s 100m.
Meanwhile, athlete Julie Wakelam was in good form for Bromsgrove and Redditch when she competed in the Midland Masters Inter Area competition which took place at Solihull.
Wakelam claimed second spot in the discus with 22.89m, came third in the javelin with a throw of 20.19m and then finished fourth in the shot put with 7.05m.
l Lockett proved in cracking form at the Hereford Hammer competition when she claimed second in the girls under-15 section with 28.95m.