Three more Bri­tish ti­tles for Har­ri­ers golden girl An­drea

Ath­let­ics - Bri­tish Masters Track & Field Cham­pi­onships

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Sport - By Bar­ryWarne ATH­LET­ICS CORRESPONDENT

An­drea Jenk­ins led a Nene Val­ley Har­ri­ers medal charge at the Bri­tish Masters Track and Field Cham­pi­onships in Birm­ing­ham at the week­end. The 40 year-old thower conf i rmed her sta­tus as the Har­ri­ers golden girl, be­com­ing a three times na­tional cham­pion with wins in the dis­cus ( 38.26m), ham­mer (47.10m) andtheweight­throw (14.62m).

And, as i f that wasn’t enough, she also took javelin bronze (21.72m) and just missed out on a medal when fin­ish­ing fourth in the shot (9.24m).

Har­ri­ers won an­other throw­ing gold when Ken Baker took the Over 40 shot putt ti­tle with 12.75m.

Sprint ace Ricky Huskisson shows no sign of slow­ing down, win­ning sil­ver med- als in the Over 55 100m (12.11) and 200m (24.68). Huskisson’s 200m time was his fastest since 2011.

Claire Smith earned the fam­ily brag­ging rights with sil­ver medals i n the Over 40 200m (28.26) and 400m (64.68).

Hus­band Ju­lian qual­i­fied for the fi­nals of both the 100m (12.31) and 200m (25.28), but nar­rowly missed out on a podium place when fin­ish­ing fourth in the 200m.

As a young man of 60, John Black­well re­turned to the sport in 2011 after an ab­sence of many years. Now aged 65, Black­well claimed sil­ver i n both the weight throw (12.33m) and ham­mer (32.26m).

Nicky Mor­gan capped a fine sea­son on the track, win­ning bronze in the Over 45 1500m. Mor­gan will now turn herthoughts to cross-coun­try as she strives to de­fend her North Mid­lands League vet­er­ans ti­tle.

An­drea Jenk­ins ham­mered the op­po­si­tion at the Bri­tish Masters Cham­pi­onships.

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