County Schools Combined Events Championships

Two of Kettering talent multi-eventers Matilda Braithwaite & Josh Gray both competed in the County Schools Combined Events Championships which was held at Moulton College, Northampton, on Monday. Some outstanding performances saw both athletes ending the day as overall winners in the Intermediate age group.

They were required to compete in a five event pentathlon, comprising of 80m hurdles for Matilda, 100m hurdles for Josh, high jump, long jump, and javelin for both athletes, with the final event being an 800m for Matilda, and 1500m for Josh. Josh amassed a total of 1,973 points, while Matilda got 1,737 points.

Both athletes have qualified for the next round of the competition, and will now travel to Boston, Lincolnshire on 23rd and 24th June to compete in the County Schools Regional Combined Events Meeting.

Well done to both athletes.