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Early season AFD T&F results

Mike Neighbour
BUCS Championships - Bedford 29 April - 1 May 2017 AFD athletes were in fine form competing in Bedford in the University Outdoor Championships over Bank Holiday weekend. There were notable performances from Ellis Cross running a pb in the 5000m to take gold and Luke Dorrell clocking a speedy 10.72secs pb in his heat which is the fastest 100m time by an AFD athlete for many years:- 100m - Luke Dorrell 5th (Final) 10.98 800m - Evie Grice 6th (Semi-Final) 2:16.69 Megan Aitchison 3rd (Heat) 2:17.27 1500m - Megan Gildea 8th (Semi -Final) 4:48.74 5000m - Philippa Bowden 3rd (Final) 16:18.01 Rebecca Howard 10th (Final) 17:16.02 Ellis Cross 1st (Final) 14:16.20 Jack Rowe 5th (Final) 14:20.60 Gus Cockle 7th (Final) 14:28.49 400m Hurdles - Emma Nanson 8th (Final) 64.55secs Javelin - Leanne Davies 5th (Final) 39.51m Southern Counties Vets League - Winchester 24th April 2017 AFD's masters mens and womens teams got off to a good start at Winchester in their first match of the season. There were several excellent performances with wins from Dan Tomlinson in the B string 100m, Darren Dods in both the 400m and Long Jump, Allan Leiper in the Shot Putt, Sue Davies in the 2000m walk and Lourdes Camos with a pb in the triple jump. The ladies team also finished the evening off with a fantastic win in the 4x100m. Mens Match 1 Southampton 153.5 2 Basingstoke & Mid Hants 118 3 AFD 108.5 4 Winchester & District 105.5 5 Havant 101.5 6 City of Portsmouth 83 7 Overton Harriers 61 8 Fleet & Crookham 21 Womens Match 1 Winchester 145 2 Southampton 136 3 City of Portsmouth 120 4 Havant 94 5 AFD 93 6 Basingstoke & Mid Hants 86 7 Overton Harriers 29