Posted: Sun 22nd May 2022

Ysgol Rhiwabon students celebrate sporting success for people living in or visiting the wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

Ysgol Rhiwabon students are celebrating after a successful day at the Athletics Championships at Queensway,. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

In the team competition the junior girls and middle boys ranked fifth, with the junior boys and middle girls coming third. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

There were some standout individual performances, with several students winning their events. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Poppy Bostock, Year 11 and Lucy Jones, Year 9, winning the Victrix Ludorum in their age groups. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Jack Steven, Year 10, won the 100m and broke a 41-year-old county record in the process. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Other achievements include: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

  • Lucy Jones – Long Jump 1st, 100m 1st, 200m 1st
  • Poppy Bostock – Long Jump 1st, Triple Jump 2nd, 200m 2nd
  • Cameron Williams – 10om 2nd
  • Danny Lennon – High Jump 1st, Shot put 2nd
  • Marco Williams – Triple Jump 2nd, Long Jump 3rd
  • Sienna Edwards – Discus 2nd
  • Millie Bennion – 300m 2nd
  • Tom Savage – High Jump 1st, Long Jump 2nd
  • Ellis Brocklesby – 800m 2nd

Lucy Jones

Lucy Jones also recently won the North Wales Championship 300m gold medal in a personal best time of 43.46 seconds, and also achieved a silver in the long jump with a 4m 66cm. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The championships were held in Bangor (Menai T&F). ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Lucy will now progress to compete in the Welsh Championships in Cardiff in June in the 200m, 300m, Long Jump, Triple Jump ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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