Youngsters show promise on track and field
ATHLETES from the King s School, Ely, have been showing their promise both in track and field. Caroline Shropshire, 10, won the girls 800m with a run of 2:56.7 at the East Anglian Prep Schools Southern Area championships, in which 29 schools competed. Fe
ATHLETES from the King's School, Ely, have been showing their promise both in track and field.
Caroline Shropshire, 10, won the girls' 800m with a run of 2:56.7 at the East Anglian Prep Schools Southern Area championships, in which 29 schools competed.
Fellow Year 5 student Tatijana Allpress narrowly missed out on a medal when she cleared 3.48m to finish fourth in the high jump.
Athletes Oliver Diss and Flavia Kumar, both 14-year-old Year 8 pupils at King's Junior School, have qualified for the National Prep Schools Championships.
You may also want to watch:
Oliver will run in the 800m and Flavia will compete in the triple jump at the championships to be held at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium on Monday.
Other King's pupils impressed in last week's Three Choirs competition against St John's and King's College School.
- 1 Dramatic pictures catch harvester on fire in 4am blaze
- 2 Illegal poachers stopped in their tracks by eagle-eyed public
- 3 'Loving, caring family man' dies in hospital weeks after A141 crash
- 4 Police pursuit of suspected hare coursers ends in success
- 5 Police investigation after village pavilion covered in graffiti
- 6 Meet the star cast of Christmas pantomime Sleeping Beauty
- 7 Envar deny responsibility for county's fly invasion
- 8 Mosque trust named RIBA client of the year 2021
- 9 Prison escapees found with stolen £30,000 car thanks to quick-thinking neighbour
- 10 Council expects to spend £2.4m less on older people due to 'Covid loss'
Year 7 pupil David Scott was a triple winner in his age group, winning the high jump, long jump and 800m.
Caroline Shropshire celebrated a middle distance double when she won the 800m ahead of an all-boy field.