Welsh School Athletics Championships

Six athletes from Cowbridge Comprehensive School competed for Cardiff and The Vale at the Welsh Schools Athletics Championships at Leckwith on July 4th.

Cowbridge can now boast three Welsh champions. Megan Hodgson in Year 9 came 1st in the Pole Vault clearing 3m15 also beating the previous championship best performance which was 3m05. Jessica Wadey also Year 9 came 1st in the 800m in 2m21.98 and Kristian Jones in Year 12 came 1st in both the 100m (11.05s) and the 200m (22.18s).

Tirion Evan’s Year 9 also competed in the Pole Vault coming 2nd to Megan clearing 2m75 and Brooke Langton Cryer Year 12 had a busy day coming 2nd in the Triple Jump with a jump of 10m16, 3rd in the Discus throwing 24m16 and 3rd in the high jump jumping 1m40. Tom Trotman also Year 12 competed in the High Jump, Tom came 2nd with a jump of 1m80, 20cm down from his 2m personal best. Well done to all the athletes.