Herts Phoenix's top athletes were invited to Bedford to compete against a high quality field. The most high profile Phoenix athlete competing was Jodie Williams. After missing earlier meets this year following a hamstring injury, the 21-year-old GB and Herts Phoenix sprinter from Welwyn Garden City won her 400m race in 53.51 seconds. Jodie was joined by her younger sister Hannah Williams, who ran in the U20 400m race clocking 54.82secs to come 3rd.
The club’s Eden Davis won the boys’ U17 100m and set a meet record in the process.
He clocked 10.76secs to break the 10.93secs mark set by Deji Tobias in 2008.
Stephanie Williams, was 4th in the 400m hurdles in 1min 02.31secs. Also fourth was Eloise Meakins in the javelin in 44.07m. Laura Armorgie took third in the U20 women high jump. Zoe Benton won the U17 girls’ 300m hurdles with a time of 45.08secs. Robert Green took fifth place in the U17 400m hurdles with 56.12secs. U17 athlete Megan Fielding was third in her 100m heat in 12.63secs and ran the same time to finish seventh in the final.
It's looking very promising moving on into the rest of the season!