The time tabling for the 400m hurdles in the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow has been altered and Seb Rodger (Eastbourne) will now race in his heat on Wednesday instead of the planned heat on Tuesday and semi-final on Wednesday.
There are three heats on Wednesday from 11.30 and the Sussex athletes is drawn in the second heat, off at 11.37am but with, I presume the first two qualifying and two fastest losers he will find it difficult to gain a place in the final.
On this year’s rankings Rodger’s 49.51s is the fifth fastest runner in heat and even his all-time best of 49.19s last season would only rank him at number four.
Under 13 Inter-Counties The Youngsters of Sussex, following last year’s brilliant performance, could only manage a seventh team spot for the Boys and eight spot, of the thirteen competing counties, for the Girls in the Under 13 Inter-counties match at Kingsmeadow, Kingston on Sunday.
Four third places in the A race plus a winning B effort was the best that Sussex could muster.
Karjaruruamo Marshall notched up two third spots in her races in the girls sprints clocking 13.35s in the 100m and 27.73s in the 200m.
In the Boy’s 1500m Tom Page clocked ..
Commonwealth Games = All Sussex Athletes since 1938
We have to wait until Tuesday before Sussex Athletes take to the track at the Commonwealth at the Hampden Park Stadium in Glasgow in the first rounds of the 400m hurdles.
Seb Rodger (Eastbourne) will be chasing a place in Wednesday’s semi-finals but he will need to return to his last ..
Sarah Hewitt is still seeking a few athletes to fill the following events at the inter county champs on 3rd August at Copthall.
Girls - 1500m, 75m H, long jump
Boys - 80m H, Shot
If anyone is interested please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Or 07753239056.
David Jessop - - Tony Tilbury
The funeral of Sussex timekeeper Dave Jessop, who died of a Heart Attack on Saturday 19th of July, will be held at Chichester Crematorium on Wednesday 6th of August at 1.15.
Close family flowers only, but donations, if desired, to the Stroke Association. Cheques should be made out to ..
Fourth for Sussex at Inter-counties - Sussex Record for Anning
It was the Sussex women who shone in the South East Inter-counties U17 at Portsmouth on Sunday finishing fourth in their group behind Kent, Hertfordshire and Surrey. The Boy’s team finished in sixth place but overall the exploits for the women put Sussex into a splendid fourth place overall behind ..
Ferroni and Harries second in International - Lovell wins South of England title
Stephen Ferroni and Toby Harries repeated their second placings in the English Schools championships at Birmingham a week ago when they donned the England Vests in the Schools International match at Cardiff on Saturday.
Again it was fellow English runner Ryan Gorman who managed to hold off Harries, who has certainly ..
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