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ATHLETICS: Fajemisin so close to long jump gold
OXFORD City’s Simi Fajemisin was narrowly denied gold in the under 17 girls’ long jump final at the England Under15/17 Championships in Bedford.
Fajemisin leapt 5.88m to finish second, just 3cm behind winner Morgan Lake (Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow) who is one of the hottest prospects in British junior athletics.
The 15-year-old was also eighth in the 100m final, clocking 12.45secs.
Radley’s Luisa Chantler was fourth in the under 15 girls’ discus (32.68) and shot putt (11.58), where clubmate Alice Hopkins was eighth in 10.32, Tom Anstice (Radley) came fourth in the under 17 boys’ javelin with a throw of 53.53.
Oxford City’s Robbie Crowther was sixth in the under 15 boys’ javelin where he threw a new best of 47.88.
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