Lawson’s first ever throw took him to the top of the national rankings! All the latest results from Peterborough Nene Valley AC

Peterborough Nene Valley AC athletes were back in action at the Embankment Arena on Sunday (May 9), and with a grand total of 44 personal bests (PBs) attained they’re wasting no time in showing they mean business after a severely disrupted 2020 season.

By Alan Swann
Friday, 14th May 2021, 9:00 am
Lawsonb Capes in a more familiar pose.

Ace shot putting brothers Lawson and Donovan Capes appear to be on the verge of national athletics domination, after turning their hand to the discus and sprints with great success.

Leader of the national under 13 shot put rankings, Lawson Capes, threw the discus 30.51m. Despite it being his first ever competitive throw it put him top of the national rankings! He also ran a 13.3m 100m which places him third in the country.

Donovan Capes occupies 10th spot in the under 17 discus rankings after a throw of 38.85m. He also competed in a shot competition when a PB throw of 15.16m moved him up to second in the country.

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Elizabeth Taylor was the fastest female 200m runner at the Embankment.

Alex Hampson missed an 800m lifetime best by less than half a second when winning the race in 1:55.6 with Benji Davies also dipping under two minutes. Kai Chilvers finished third in 2:00.9.

Aoife Glaswell was the quickest girl over 800m with a time of 2:20.03. Hannah Taylor, who clocked 2:30.9, and Evie Hemmings with 2:34.4 were second and third.

Under 17 Max Roe won the long jump with a distance of 5.96m while Holly Aslin with 4.94m was the first lady.

Cody Roe won the 100m from James Marsh, with both athletes given a time of 11.9.

Siena Slater was the fastest girl in 13.4.

Under 13 Charlotte Smith impressed with a 100m time of 15.2. Smith also enjoyed a fine long jump performance with a leap of 4.06m.

Luke Phillips won the 200m in 23.5 with James Marsh runner up with 23.8.

Elizabeth Taylor was the quickest girl with a time of 26.6 while former World Masters gold medalist Andrea Jenkins got her season up and running with a discus throw of 33.61m.

Club under 20s Luke Phillips and Dylan Phillips both recorded 200m bests at Sheffield on Saturday.

The under 20 runners recorded times of 24.26 and 26.09 respectively.

Phillips improved his time further to 23.5, 24 hours later in Peterborough.

Katie Marsh ran the 80m hurdles in a time of 12.18 in a midweek meeting in Sheffield.

Sienna Slater was also in action running a time of 12.87 on her 75m hurdles debut.

Highly rated under 20 shot putter Elizabeth Moorhouse got her season off to a good start with a throw of 11.90m at an England Athletics Invitational tournament in Loughborough.