Shot-putter Shaw just short of a medal

Jamie Horne was fifth in the high jump.
Jamie Horne was fifth in the high jump.
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A handful of local athletes took part in the big England Athletics Under 20 and Under 23 Championships at Bedford over the weekend.

Nene Valley Harrier Robbie Shaw gained the best result, just missing out on a medal in the men’s Under 20 shot. He finished fourth with 14.76m.

Peterborough Athletic Club had two athletes finish in the top six.

Jamie Horne leapt 1.99m to take fifth place in the men’s Under 20 high jump while Ella De Lucis clocked a personal best 14.40 when finishing sixth in the women’s Under 20 100m hurdles.

Local results:

Under 23 Men

400m - Darrellon Holding (NVH) 4th heat 48.78; 8th semi-final 49.41.

Under 20 Men

100m - Kane Wright (NVH) 4th heat 10.96; 5th semi-final 10.90.

400m - Oliver Dilloway (NVH) 7th heat 51.68.

High Jump - Jamie Horne (PAC) 5th final 1.99.

Shot - Robbie Shaw (NVH) 4th final 14.76.

Hammer - Isaac Huskisson (NVH) 9th final 46.64.

Under 23 Women

100m - Natasha Segal (NVH) 6th heat 12.55.

Under 20 Women

100m hurdles - Ella De Lucis (PAC) 3rd heat 14.48; 6th final 14.40 (PB).