Championship medals and life time bests for Lewes AC pole vaulters
Taking on top athletes from across the South of England in the indoor championships at Lee Valley, London Lewes AC pole vaulters came away with amazing results. Up against the top athletes from clubs across the south of England from Cornwall to Norfolk there were some great medal winning performances and whole bundle of new personal best performances.
Natasha Clarke won the gold medal in the women aged under 17 competition with a winning vault of 3.0m. This was not only a personal best performance by Natasha by 20cm but well beyond the other competitors from clubs from Reading and from London.
With a another great performance and setting a new South of England Championship pole vault record for the women aged under 15 was Emelie Oakden with a gold medal winning vault of 3.21m. Winning the silver medal in the same competition was Amelia Hatchard with a vault of 2.8m.
Showing the strength of pole vaulting at Lewes AC there were other great performances by Lewes athletes in the same event. Mena Powell finished 5th with a leap of 2.6m: Beatrice Osman-Allu 8th with 2.5m and Maddy Bullen 10th with a vault of 2.4m.