Greater Manchester Track & Field Championships 2019

Greater Manchester Track & Field Championships 2019

Joe GM

The Greater Manchester Track & Field Championships took place at Leigh on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of May 2019 with a contingent of ECH athletes competing.

Well done to the nine ECH athletes who competed on day one. Some fantastic performances across a range of events. Medallists were as follows:

Mel Lee – Senior Women’s Hammer Gold – 32.84
Joe Hudak – Senior Men’s 1500m Silver – 4.03.06
Maddison Vernon – Under 17 Women’s 100m Silver – 12.57
John Trotman – Under 20 Men’s 400m Silver – 51.58 & 200m Bronze – 22.94
Sophie Yates – Under 20 Women’s 100m Bronze – 12.89
James McGraw – Under 15 boys 300m Bronze – 41.54

Fantastic performances also came from Megan Lewis (5th U171500m), Holly Nelson (6th U17 100m) and Emily Bowker (4th U13 800m). Also, well done also to Katie Taylor who competed in the Derbyshire County championships in Derby finishing 4th in the Under 17 women’s shot putt.

More success came on day two with five ECH athletes competing with some brilliant performances. Medallists were as follows:

Joe Hudak – Senior Men’s 800m Gold – 1.57.74
George Lewis – Senior Men’s 3,000m Steeplechase Gold – 10.22.07
Megan Lewis – Under 17 Women’s 1500m Steeplechase Gold – 5.35.71
Katherine Water – Under 17 Women’s Discus Silver – 16.73  & Javelin Silver – 23.02
Abby O’Neill – Under 20 Women’s Javelin Bronze – 29.02 & 800m 4th – 2.32.93

Also, another well done to Katie Taylor who competed in the Derbyshire County champs in Derby finishing 4th in the Under 17 women’s Javelin Throw.

Photo inset – Joe Hudak with his Gold & Silver medals!

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