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ATHLETICS: Super Wilce celebrates double victory
12:00pm Thursday 29th August 2013 in Sport
Bicester's Connor Wilce leapt to a double in the Oxford City August Bank Holiday Open at Horspath Road.
Wilce won the under 15 boys’ long and triple jump events in 5.21m and 11.52m respectively.
The Bicester athlete also posted a personal best time of 12.93secs to finish fourth in his 100m heat.
Elsewhere, under 13 Orlaith Lyford clocked the fastest 70m hurdles time of the season by a Bicester female with 13.64.
Amelia Cox achieved a bronze mark when ninth in the under 11 quad competition, including a 2mins 10.98secs for the 600m.
OTHER BICESTER TIMES
200m heat – under 17: M Smith 25.33 pb.
100m heat – under 13: H Griffiths Brown 14.51.
300m heat – under 17: A Jankowiak 43.16 pb. 800m heat – under 17: A Jankowiak 2.45.48 pb.
Meanwhile, David Kuester, from Bicester, bagged five medals in the Veterans AC Track & Field Championships in London.
Competing in the vet 65 age group, Kuester won gold in the shot putt, discus and javelin, plus silver in hammer and long jump.
Kuester was first out of two VAC entrants in the shot, discus and javelin with distances of 9.47m, 30.53m and 28.61m respectively. He was second of two in the hammer (30.43) and second of two in the long jump (3.25).