All-out effort at the finish of the u17 women’s 60m. Pictures: Tony Payne.











Matthew Bailey chalked up home glory as the West Norfolk AC runner won the blue riband 60m sprint at the Keith Ward Memorial Indoor meeting, run jointly with the Norfolk County Championships.

His 7.2-second time was the fastest 60m ever run by any age group in the club’s history.

Bailey also won gold in the hurdles (8.8). Teammate James Greenhalgh won 60m hurdle gold in the u20 event in 8.8secs and bagged another in the long jump (6.05m PB). He also gained a silver in the 60m sprint (7.6).

Lucy Koenigsberger won gold in the u15 girls shot (10.31m) and her sister Zara won silver in the u17 shot (8.08). U13 Poppy Tunmore won the high jump (1.15m), closely followed by Elizabeth Wood, who jumped 1.10m for bronze.

Emma Dewdney returned to pole vault action with gold and a new indoor county record (2m). She ran season’s bests in the sprint and hurdles, qualifying for the finals in both events.

Hannah Greenhalgh also ran season’s bests in the sprint and hurdles, qualifying for both finals (10.1 60m hurdles).

Lucy Edwards won long jump silver and gold in the u20 triple jump (9.23m).

The u15 boys provided great entertainment.

All four West Norfolk athletes made the final with Charlie Williams just pipped for gold in 7.8 secs.

Nathan Smalls shone in the field events with a great long jump of 4.95m for gold. Charlie Williams won silver in 4.88m and Haydn Buffham bronze in 4.31.

Alfie Williams gained bronze in the shot, finishing just behind his older brother Charlie (9.43m). Gold went to Mason Higby (10.72m).

U15 Abigail Rice ran a PB 60m (8.5) for silver.

U13 Adam Pitkin-Bovington won bronze in the shot. Joseph Williams gained silver in the 60m sprint (9.1). Amber Scott’s PB 9.0 brought 60m silver and was third in the long jump (3.67m). Emily Collins won silver in the u17 long jump.

Two u11 athletes made great starts to their careers. Holly Lawrence was third in both the long jump and sprint.

Ryan Wood won silver in the long jump and 60m sprint.