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Five PB's for Zion Ateba at England Athletics U20 Multi Events Championships

31 May 2022

Our sole representative at the England Multi Events Championship staged at Bedford was Zion Ateba - and she came up with an incredible FIVE personal bests!

Going through the various events through the two days of competition of the U18W Heptathlon saw her 100mH timed at 15.79 seconds giving a point score of 740 and a first PB.  Then a High Jump clearance at 1.62m gave her the best score of the event at 759.  This was followed by a PB in the Shot Putt, with 7.97m (397).  Her 200m time of with 27.19s (696) gave her a third PB.  In the Long Jump Zion recorded 5.21m (617), before a 29.24m PB in the Javelin (462) and finally an 800m time of 2m 39.15s (583). 

Her final tally of 4254 points gave her a fifth PB, and a placing of fifth overall.

Report by Roy Meadowcroft