SIX Oxfordshire athletes secured podium places in the South of England Under 15/20 Inter County Championships at Hendon.

White Horse Harriers’ Ben Claridge finished second in the under 20 men’s 800m after clocking 1min 55.36secs.

Redford Curtis, from Hardwick, near Bicester, was runner-up in the javelin with a throw of 57.21m.

Radley AC’s Kathryn Woodcock was second in the under 20 ladies’ discus, recording a best effort of 41.77m.

Clubmate Luisa Chanter Edmond was third in the shot putt with 10.84m.

Banbury Harriers’ Helen Dubber took bronze with 11.92secs in the under 15 girls’ 75m hurdles.

Nancie Bowley, from Henley, came third in the 1,500m with a time of 4.45.18.


(senior men unless stated)


Witney RR: 53 B Lonsdale 7.17.00.


3,000m - race 1: 21 C Parker (Abn, U23L) 10.44.71 pb, 22 C Ridewood (Abn, U15L) 10.50.13.

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