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School Sport: McKechnie shines on big stage

16:30 13 February 2014

Brentwood School

Brentwood School's Nicole McKechnie competed at the British Indoor athletics championships last weekend

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Brentwood pupil runs personal best at British Indoors

Brentwood School sprinter Nicole McKechnie ran a personal best time in her 400metre heat at the Sainsbury’s British Athletics Indoor Championships in Sheffield last weekend.

McKechnie, 17, lined up against eventual winner Margaret Adeoye, and finished fifth in her heat in 56.84secs.

Adeoye went on to secure her place in the GB & Northern Ireland squad for the World Indoor Championships in Poland next month, while McKechnie’s impressive display at the English Institute of Sport capped a hugely successful weekend for Brentwood pupils.

Brentwood students were also competing in the Essex & Eastern Counties Indoor Championships at Lee Valley and swept the board with a plethora of outstanding results.

Zoe Thompson won 60m gold after clocking 8.02 and picked up Essex silver and East bronze in the 200m with a time of 26.52.

Alex Ashaye won the shot with 9.39m and Dominic Clatworthy took East silver in the 800m in 2:28.

Max Fewster finished just outside the medals in his 800m event in fourth place (2:19), as Cidney Payton finished fourth in the shot (8.81m) and also ran the 60m (8.96).

Abi Coe was fifth in the 60m final in 8.92 and had a long jump best of 3.48m, while Elliot Corderoy was fifth in his 800m (2:20).

Oscar Robins was sixth in long jump with 4.98m, as Max Lambert took eighth in high jump (1.70m) and also ran the 60m hurdles.

Others: Mia Skipper 60m Hurdles (11.75), 60m (9.38); Faith Rufai 60m (9.26), long jump (3.15m); Connie Bell 60m (9.29), shot (7.54m); Nicole Harvey 60m (8.98); Emilia Clark 800m (2:45): Lucy Wilde 800m (2:39); Lola Kalejaiye 60m (9.17); Tommy Wheeler 200m; Vickii Ogunleye 300m (47.71), triple jump (8.97m); Ella Lindsay 300m (47.49), triple jump (9.42m); Charlotte Walters 200m (28.74).

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