VRAC Students at the Olympic
A number of club members were
representing their universities this weekend at the British Universities &
Colleges Sport (BUCS) Visa Outdoor Athletics Championships.
This is the first competitive event to be help at the Olympic Stadium in London.
Eleanor Owen had the honour of being the first female competitor to clear a vault in the new stadium, and held the stadium record for a while during the competition. She finished 16th out of 26 in her first outdoor competition.
Other Vale Royal athletes competing in the championships include:
Richard Tranter in the triple
jump - whose photo appeared in the Daily Mail on Saturday!
Click HERE to see the full article.
Kathy Stringer & Kate Howard in the 800metres.
James Stringer in the 800metres - he reached the semi finals.
Chris Perry in the steeplechase - he reached the final.
Kate Spilsbury reached the 'A' final in the 2000m steeplechase.
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All stories & photos gratefully received.
Full results of the BUCS event
can be found