Cheltenham Harriers sprinter Richard Tremblen had an excellent weekend with a silver medal and two personal bests at the Midland Championship in Birmingham. In Sunday’s 200m final the 22 year old took second place as he lowered his pb to 21.6 seconds. The previous day Tremblen was the fastest qualifier for the 100m final with a 10.81 pb in the heats before going on to finish fourth in the final with an 11.04 clocking. Also picking up medals were Neil Crossley with 64.79m in the javelin and Jon Barnes with 10:48.66 in the 3000m steeplechase. James Miller comfortably qualified for the 800m final where he placed fifth in 2:00.8 in a slow tactical race. Veteran Michael Gardiner opened his season with 50.94 in the 400m heats whilst Jamie Horder ran times of 23.2 and 51.87 in the heats of the 200m and 400m respectively.
In the under 20 age group Annabel Sherry struck gold in the shot with a putt of 12.15m and Ian Moore took long jump Bronze with a distance of 5.81m. Moore also finished fourth in the 110m hurdles in 16.34 seconds, a position matched by Harriet Sawle as she recorded 62.45 for a new 400m pb whilst Yesper Adams clocked 51.12 in his 400m heat.