Three Bicester AC athletes represented Oxfordshire in the Midland regional qualifying competition of the English Schools combined event held last Saturday at Kirby in Ashfield. Making up the Oxfordshire County under 15 boy’s team they were 3rd team on the day.
Samuel Rayson finished 4th individual against very good competition and by finishing 4th Rayson has gained selection for the English Schools competition to be held in Exeter later in the year. Rayson enjoyed a good series of performances over the range of five events which included one of his best ever shot (9.48m) and long jumps (5.02m) for a total of 2,108 points.
Ben Groves finished 11th with 1,526 points and this included a new personal best putt of 7.88m in the shot putt and another personal best in the 800 metres (2mins 43,1secs). Michael Cadle was12th and his 1,456 points included new personal bests in the high jump (1.36m) and 800 metres (2mins 28.5secs) as well as equalling his best in the 80m hurdles (16.0secs).
Written by N Dolden