SW Schools Combined Events Champs

The Avon boys team of Robbie Whittingham, Luke Bailey, Taylor Stevens and Adam McBraida won the junior boys pentathlon at the South West Schools Combined Events Championships at Exeter Arena on Saturday 23rd June. They left it until the final event of the 800m to move ahead of the team from Somerset who had led from the start and their score of 7054 means they qualify for the English Schools final in September. All four boys put in some fine performances over the five events of 80m hurdles, shot put, long jump, high jump and 800m with Adam McBraida excelling by winning the 80m hurdles and long jump to finish 2nd overall in the individual scores.