There were gold medal winning performances from Chris Bell-Hartley and Melissa Bird at the Midland under 17 and under 15 Championships in Birmingham. English Schools under 17 bronze medallist Bell-Hartley won the 100m hurdles with a 13.63 clocking for a 0.68 second victory whilst Bird won the under 15 girls discus with a throw of 30.14m. The Carolyn Franks coached athlete also claimed two silver medals with 9.84m in the shot and 32.10m in the hammer. Georgia Wray took silver in the under 15 girls pole vault with a 2.40m clearance whilst also placing tenth in the long jump with 4.32m. Stephanie Beardsmore placed eighth in the under 17 girls 100m final after recording a time of 13.30 in her heat.