This past weekend saw three BBHAC athletes in action in the UK and three in action in the US on the college circuit.
The British Athletics European Indoor selection events occurred at three different venues with Jahisha Thomas winning the ladies triple jump with a leap of 12.93m, but had to settle for fourth in the long jump with a jump of 6.12m at Lee Valley while Phil Sesemann (2nd claim) running at Sportcity in Manchester took third in the men’s 3,000m in 7.57.22, having clocked 7.51.27 at the Bryggen Sports Invitational the previous week at the same venue for a pb. Kelechi Aguocha took fifth in the high jump with 2.12m having cleared 2.12m the previous week.
In Ann Arbor, Michigan, in the US, Marcia Sey ran the 200m in 25.14 and the 60m hurdles in 8.41 while in Maryville in Missouri, Elizabeth Ibidunni clocked 7.82 over 60m.
Away from the sport, Tremayne Gilling, who has been one of our top sprinters, teamed up with Joel Fearon, Ben Simons and Lamin Deen the previous weekend in the 4 man bobsleigh, representing GB, taking 12th in the World Championships at Altenburg in Germany.