Magical Mohan wins his eighth title in a row . . . and younger siblings also win titles
BOURNE youngster Robert Mohan won his eighth successive Lincolnshire shot putt title, despite injury restricting him to using a standing throw.
A series of minor niggles have frustrated the junior international this winter but he did not want to miss the championships given his impressive record and he won with 14.37m.
It proved a great day for the family as younger brother Adam recorded a shot and discus double, recording a season’s best of 13.42m in the former and a personal best of 39.29 in the latter, while sister Jenna managed a season’s best with the javelin.
The championships proved a success for Nene Valley Harriers who provided 29 champions, 24 silver medallists and 29 bronze medallists. They also broke four club records, three championship best performances and recorded 20 personal bests
hose performances were partly helped by the fact the weather was better than is has been in recent years for these championships. Indeed, it was the first dry Lincolnshire Championships for several years although athletes did have to cope with a strong headwind in the home straight on the second day on Sunday.
Emma Hornsby was awarded joint winner of the Patemen Trophy which is awarded to the most outstanding all-round Lincolnshire Under 15 girl.
Hornsby won the Under 17 women’s 300m hurdles in a club record of 48.7 and also claimed the long jump record when taking gold with 5.27m. Emily Maltby also broke a jumps records when winning the Under 20 women’s triple jump with 10.76m. Grace Mullins ran away from a mixed age group field to win the Under 20 women’s 3000m in a championship best performance of 10.30.9.
Alex Hampson was equally impressive when running away from clubmate Cameron Marshall to take the Under 15 boys 1500m in a championship best performance of 4.20.4. Marshall had the consolation of taking gold in the 3000m.
Another Nene Valley one-two saw Ashley Sandall win the Under 15 boys from Sam Smith in a championship best performance of 53.6. Sandall also won the 200m.
Peterborough Athletic Club’s Alexander Bevan broke the club record and picked up the gold medal in the Under 13 boys 75m hurdles. Bevan picked up a full set of medals with silver in the 1500m and bronze in the 200m where Nene Valley’s Charles Hughes won.
Alex Pycock was another PAC member to impress with a sprint double in the senior men’s age group.
NENE Valley Harrier Andrea Jenkins added to her impressive medal haul when winning the discus and hammer at the Bedfordshire Championships at Bedford. The British Masters champion reached 41.41m with the discus and 50.13m with the hammer but had to. settle for second place in the shot with 10.53m.
DEEPING hurdler Julz Adeniran finished sixth in his heat of the 110m hurdles at the Athletissma Namur Meeting in Belgium, clocking 14.76.
PETERBOROUGH Athletic Club’s Jess Varley won over 1500m at the Watford Open Graded Meeting on Wednesday in 4.47.20.