Spen's Olivia bags bronze medal

Spen's Olivia bags bronze medal
Spen's Olivia Reah (left) celebrates her bronze medal in the triple jump
Credit: Bobby Gavin

SPENBOROUGH AC’s Olivia Reah won a bronze medal last Sunday at the Scottish Indoor Championships.

The competition is attended by many of the top Team GB athletes and is seen as a chance to record some of the best indoor performances at national standards.

Olivia bagged bronze in the senior women’s triple jump with a distance of 11.65 metres, having had two no-jumps at over 12m, behind Nony Mordi (Fife) and Carolyn Harvey (Ayr Seaforth).

Spen were also celebrating junior success last weekend at the Sheffield Indoor Festival with three of its young athletes taking home medals.

Millie Rhodes won gold in both the Under-11s 60m (with a time of 9.57 seconds) and 200m (32.68s).

Imogen Atkinson won the silver medal in the Under-13s 1500m, with a ranked personal best of 5 minutes 44.9 seconds, and then also placed in 11th in the 200m.

Also on the track, Edward Atkinson ran in the Under-11s 60m and 200m races, finishing in sixth and fifth respectively.

Spen’s final medal came in the long jump as Reuben Byfield earned bronze in the Under-15s group with a distance of 4.95m.

Edward finished 4th in his long jump, Imogen in 7th, and Millie in 6th.

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