Maayan wins gong
ATHLETICS TWO young middledistance runners have been selected as the winners of the 2015 Daniel Sacks Awards for Outstanding Young Athletic achievement.
The Girls’ award winner is 11-year-old Maayan Radus. Coached by Phillip Kissi as part of the City of London School for Girls running group, Radus was undefeated in the five cross-country races she ran as an Under-11.
Competing with distinction over 1500m, she took the U13 Middlesex title with a 15 seconds personal best of 5:09.80.
Earlier this month Radus led her school to victory in the English Schools Cross Country Cup.
The Boys’ award winner is Shaftesbury Barnet Harrier Judah Yawitch, now 13.. Hasmonean pupil Yawitch began his year by placing fourth in the Hertfordshire U13 cross country Championship and fifth in the Middlesex Schools Championship.
Achievements included two victories and three second places over 800m in the Eastern Young Athletes League. Maayan Radus