Sportshall Athletics – Fun in Athletics

Bicester Athletic Club had 8 young athletes representing Oxfordshire in the under 11’s Fun in Athletics sportshall athletics competition in Burgess Hill, West Sussex. The teams and supporters had an enjoyable day with some very close and exciting competitions. Up against competition from teams from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Kent, Surrey, and Sussex. The Oxfordshire young athletes performed very well.

Charlotte Kavanagh, Anna Couzens, and Bella Couzens were sensational in the balance test, each of them balancing for the maximum time of 60 seconds, and taking the maximum 30 points for 1st place. Anna Jolliffe, and Holly Offord, with Freya Halsall, and Ruby Herring of Abingdon, ran superbly over the hurdles and through the tunnels to take 2nd place in the grand prix relay. The Oxfordshire girls finished their match in 5th place overall.

For the boys team Seion Alexander, Alex Nicholaides, and Kieron Bosher of Witney jumped to 4th place in the standing triple jump. Alexander was part of the quartet who took 3rd place in the obstacle relay. Nicoladies, Jacob Gough, with Thomas Harvey of Banbury balanced to 4th place in the balance test. The boys team finished in 5th place overall.