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WSEH AC emerge with five medal winners at GB National Championships

Jacob Paul

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Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow AC (WSEH) emerged with five medal winners, including two national champions, at the GB National Senior Championships in Birmingham over the weekend.

Shelayna Oskan-Clarke confirmed her status as Great Britain’s number one athlete over 800m by recording a comfortable victory in 2.02.06.

Jacob Paul then confirmed his favourite status in the 400m hurdles, winning in 49.57 – just milliseconds off his own WSEH club record.

The one WSEH record that did fall went to Taylor Campbell in the hammer, who threw 74.63m, a one-metre improvement on the record that he broke only last month.  But even this was only good enough to take silver.

Amy Holder was another of the club’s silver medallists with her throw of 54.00m in the discus. Jessica Knight grabbed bronze in the 400m hurdles in a time of 56.31.

Other WSEH finalists were Naomi Phillips, eighth in the triple jump with 12.59m, Marcey Winter, eighth in the 400m hurdles in 58.41 and Ricky Harvie, ninth in the 1,500m in 3.53.16.

There was also a good contingent of WSEH athletes contesting the Southern Young Athlete Championships in Ashford this weekend. Kat Beadle emerged as the club’s lone medal winner, taking god in the u15s girls long jump with a leap of 5.38m.

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