Bronze medal for Becky Loomes at Surrey Multi-events Championships

DMVAC member Becky Loomes was rewarded for a lot of hard work during the season with the bronze medal in the under 17 ladies heptathlon at this year’s Surrey multi-events championships at Sutton Arena on 13th-14th September.  On a windy day which affected some of the events she had a new Personal Best  in the long jump (4.92 metres a club record) and javelin (18.01 metres) also equalling her best high jump with 1.47metres.  In other events she putt the shot 7.99 metres and was timed at 13.82 secs (80 m Hurdles), 29.19 secs (200m) and 2 minutes 51 secs (800m).  The 15 year old who has no coach for her throws and jumps, had a total of 3352 points, and will be in the same age group next year.

Dave Stead