South­ern suc­cess for Ben­son

The Jewish Chronicle - - SPORT - BY BRIAN SACKS

ATH­LET­ICS PHILIP Ben­son, 21, broke the two-minute bar­rier for the 800m for the sec­ond time, record­ing 1:59.4 for vic­tory in the South­ern Ath­let­ics League at Herne Hill.

Herts Phoenix sprinter Eden Davis, 15, scored a dou­ble vic­tory in the Youth Devel­op­ment League in Waltham­stow. English Schools’ 100m fi­nal­ist Davis took the 100m A race in 11.1 and the 200m B event in 23.1.

Orli Ed­wards, 11, gained her place in the na­tional un­der-13 javelin rank­ings with a throw of 17.16m, com­pet­ing for Traf­ford in the Youth Devel­op­ment League at Crewe.

Jes­sica Hur­ley, 14, placed sixth at the South of Eng­land un­der-15 800m Cham­pi­onships in Hendon, record­ing 2:25.93.

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