WEIGHTLIFTING: St Birinus land medal haul

Members of the St Birinus team, who won medals at the British Schools’ Weightlifting Championships. Back row (from left): Joshua Rogers, Connor Day, Peter Rose, Dominic Stroud. Front: William Burchette, Conor O’Rourke.

Members of the St Birinus team, who won medals at the British Schools’ Weightlifting Championships. Back row (from left): Joshua Rogers, Connor Day, Peter Rose, Dominic Stroud. Front: William Burchette, Conor O’Rourke.

First published in Sport

ST Birinus (Didcot) scooped three gold medals at the British Schools’ Championships at the Oldbury Academy, Birmingham.

Josh Rogers, Conor O’Rourke and Jagbir Sandhu led the way as the school won seven medals overall.

Rogers won the year ten 69kg class, with O’Rourke claiming the 56kg category and Sandhu victorious in the year nine 77kg competition.

Will Burchette landed silver in the year ten 50kg class, with Peter Rose also coming second in the 69kg event.

The medal haul was completed by two bronze medals, which went to Connor Day (year ten 62kg) and Dominic Stroud (year ten 69kg).

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