Havering in the pink

Havering's under-17 girls won silver at the London Youth Games cross-country event

Havering's under-17 girls won silver at the London Youth Games cross-country event - Credit: Archant

Borough squad win medal at London Youth Games opener

Havering's Isobel Ives just missed out on an individual medal at the London Youth Games cross-countr

Havering's Isobel Ives just missed out on an individual medal at the London Youth Games cross-country event (pic: Ying Pan Wu/LYG) - Credit: Archant

Havering’s under-17 girls made it onto the medal podium as the 2015 London Youth Games got underway at Parliament Hill at the weekend.

Isobel Ives just missed out on an individual medal as she came home in fourth place in the cross-country event, with Heidi Surman-Wells (ninth) and Amy Baggs (29th) completing the scoring trio.

Kyra Gibson, Khwala Boumeraze and Stephanie Tomlinson represented the borough squad also, while the under-15 boys just missed out on a team medal in fourth.

Jack Rice led them home in 14th, with Thomas Keevil (20th) and Yusuf Bizimana (23rd) not far behind as Oliver Bath, Reece Edwards and John Fennessey completed the full squad.

Havering's Heidi Surman-Wells in London Youth Games cross-country action (pic: Ying Pan Wu/LYG)

Havering's Heidi Surman-Wells in London Youth Games cross-country action (pic: Ying Pan Wu/LYG) - Credit: Archant

Team manager Joe Playle said: “Both squads finished notably higher up the table with the girls eighth overall and the boys 11th.”

Havering youngsters certainly made their presence felt at the event, with Playle adding: “The pink t-shirts were well visible on Parliament Hill and Havering certainly stood out amongst the crowds!”

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Other results, under-11 girls: 75 Eden Aboim, 81 Amber Le-Beau, 87 Josie Afawua, 89 Yolanda Nwosa, 90 Johanna Bispham, 92 Nicola Ayewi; boys: 16 Alex Ford, 79 Ronnie Hopwood, 85 Stephen Sadare, 90 Michael Okoro, 92 Ethan Burr, 95 Harvey Barnard. Under-13 girls: 11 Molly Sweetman, 45 Grace Dukelow, 62 Isobel Jopson, 68 Poppy Ellis, 70 Lily Bath, 80 Molly Bath, 95 Hannah Panchal, 105 Emily Milton, 116 Kate Walker, 120 Rosie Brown, 131 Imogen Williams, 150 Chloe Morter; boys: 37 Harry Jones, 38 Benjamin Enye, 49 Daniel Hawkes, 63 Joshua Adolphe, 64 Josh McGill, 72 Ben Lammin, 90 Daniel Webber, 96 Dominic Jarvis, 97 Isaac Gee, 116 Kimathi Christie. Under-15 girls: 48 Georgia Milton, 135 Amy Pinkney, 143 Chloe Salisbury, 146 Emily Roofe, 173 Georgia Griffin. Under-17 boys: 43 Ben Davis, 106 Zack Killoran, 109 Jack Ayling.

Some of Havering's younger girls at the start of the London Youth Games cross-country event

Some of Havering's younger girls at the start of the London Youth Games cross-country event - Credit: Archant

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