National Gold, Silver and Bronze Weekend for Reading AC

National gold, silver and bronze medals were won by Reading AC athletes last weekend.

At the National Indoor Championships in Sheffield, U15 boy Sammy Ball won gold in the long jump with a 5.99m jump in the last round, a silver in the high jump with 1.75m and a bronze with a single throw, due to a timetable clash, in the shot put achieving 11.47m. Several other Reading AC athletes also attended the indoor meeting with Hagen Mzee reaching the final of the U15 boys 60m sprint finishing fifth.

In another part of Yorkshire, at Harewood House, Leeds, athletes gathered for the National Cross-Country finals with Reading ACs U20 men following up their recent victory at the Southern championships s with a team bronze at Nationals.

Well done to everyone who participated. See photos at bottom of page.