Reading Athletes Through to National Schools Pentathlon Final

Three Reading U15 Boys were in the quartet which won the regional schools pentathlon competition in Ashford, Kent on 23 June 2018.

Reading's Sammy Ball, Reuben Henry-Daire and Matthew Kirk were joined by their Team Kennet colleague Harry Booker and led the competition from start to finish against Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, London, Middlesex and Hertfordshire.

Attaining 2,803 points and finishing in second place, Sammy Ball managed to surpass the previous club record by 175 points in his first ever full pentathlon in the U15 age group.  Reuben finished in fourth place in his first ever pentathlon with 2,486 points and Matthew Kirk came thirteenth out of twenty-eight with 2,323 points.

The team now progress as of right to the national finals in Bedford in mid-September.