Leicester-Shire & Rutland athletes shine at Sportshall finals

Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 15:30

Leicester-Shire & Rutland athletes shine at Sportshall finals

Sunday 11th February saw 3 age groups competing in both girls and boys (Under 11's, Under 13's and Under 15's) the athletes took part in running and field events competing against Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. A lot of fun was had by all the athletes and when the final points were tallied, it was clear that Leicestershire and Rutland had finished the day with their best ever set of results.

Winners of the Under 11 Girls, Under 11 Boys, Under 13 Girls, Under 13 Boys and Under 15 Girls categories, with the Under 15 boys achieving second place only 1 point behind the winners. The team also had success in the Under 15 individual all rounded competition with 1st and 3rd places for the Girls and 2nd and 3rd for the boys.

The Under 13 Girls and Boys and the Under 15 Girls Have now qualified to compete at the UK finals to be held in Manchester on 14th/15th April. Team managers Sharon and Gary Smith are very proud of all the athletes and their achievements so far.

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