Wil­ton com­pet­ing for GB

Pen­tathlon

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Sport -

James Wil­ton is in Prague this week com­pet­ing in the Un­der-19 Mod­ern Pen­tathlon World Cham­pi­onships. The Ash­ford School pupil is one of eight young­sters rep­re­sent­ing Great Bri­tain. The 17-year-old booked his place with vic­tory in a rank­ing com­pe­ti­tion in June, putting him third in the in­di­vid­ual stand­ings. Wil­ton (pic­tured) has had a strong sea­son af­ter ill­ness in­ter­rupted things at the be­gin­ning of the year, with vic­tory at the Bri­tish Un­der 19 Mod­ern Te­trathlon Cham­pi­onships and fin­ish­ing third high­est Briton in the Euro­pean Cup in Barcelona.

Kris­tian Samwell–Nash

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