National Prep Schools Athletics Finals

Posted: 12th July 2017

Upwards of 1,000 athletes attended the National Prep Schools Finals held at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, to compete in some 60 separate events. Some of our Mount Kelly athletes were part of Team Drake, and did very well either on the track or in the field; many of them they were competing on a National stage the first time and they were up against some very, very strong opposition.  

Amongst some strong performances were:

Amelia Riggott finished 4th in the U13 1500m

Sandor Apponyi finished 5th in the U14 300m (New School Record 41.40 secs)

Sophie Main finished 6th in the U14 1500m

In previous years we have had one or two podium finishes, this year, 2017, represents one of our largest haul of medals:

Jamie Bulbring 3rd U14 Girls 100m

Jamie Bulbring 3rd U14 Girls 200m

Ben Pitts 3rd U14 Boys Long Jump

Ben Pitts: National Champion in the U14 Boys 200m

Jed Hutchings: National Champion in the U12 Boys 800m (School Record 2m 23 secs)

This was a fitting end to a season which has seen our athletes break a huge number of school records and gain local, county and national success.

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