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School Sport: Coopers pupils win Lee Valley Indoor Cup medals

PUBLISHED: 11:30 06 April 2017

Coopers year seven girls celebrate their Lee Valley Indoor Cup win

Coopers year seven girls celebrate their Lee Valley Indoor Cup win

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Year seven girls claim gold, boys take silvers

Coopers year seven boys were runners-up at the Lee Valley Indoor CupCoopers year seven boys were runners-up at the Lee Valley Indoor Cup

Coopers Coborn pupils had plenty to celebrate at the Lee Valley Indoor Cup finals before the Easter holidays.

Having qualified through January heats and semi-finals in March reached the six-team final, the Upminster school saw their year seven girls crowned champions ahead of Brentwood Ursuline.

Freya Higginbottom won her 200m (20,6secs) and long jump (4.20m) competitions, while Paige Robinson was first in the 60m hurdles (10.20) and Natalie Sewell won the 800m (2.32), alongside Chloe Tambula and Olivia Boachie.

And the year seven boys’ A team claimed silver behind Dartford Grammar, despite limited training, with Sean Emeka-Uguadu winning his 60m (8.2) and long jump (4.56).

Regan Clayton was second in the 800m (2.32), while Donovan Miller took thrid in the 200m (27.5), as Chris Brown and Patrick McLean-Tattan also competed.

Coopers also took silver in the boys’ B final, with Uriel Nwankwo winning the 60m (8.5) and Finley Welch on top in the long (4.01), as well as finishing second in the 800m (2.36).

Billy Titley was third in the hurdles (10.90), while Sean Tarima was third in the 200m (29.4).

Assistant headteacher Mark Duncan said: “To qualify for this stage is a huge achievement in itself and the Coopers sides took on the best from across Essex and London, with the final made up of schools that regularly reach the National final stages of the summer track & field cup event.

“It was a great end to the indoor season for our new year seven teams and particularly impressive considering the limited training the team have had so far.

“There is certainly a lot of potential for the future and we now look forwards to the outdoor season this summer.”

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