SIAN Kelman has warmed up for her English Schools Championships appearance with a victory.
The West Cheshire AC long jumper produced a leap of 5.16m to clinch success for Cheshire Tigers at Wavertree, Liverpool, in the third round of the National Under 20 Junior Track and Field League.
Sian is one of six West Cheshire AC members who have been selected to compete at Gateshead in the English Schools Championships scheduled to be held on July 11 and 12.
Samantha Galley, Alice Jennings, Alice McMahon, and Chris Goodwin will join Sian in the Cheshire team, while Bryony Potter represents Merseyside.
Sian was joined in the long jump event at Wavertree by Emily Clarke, who secured top spot in the B competition with a leap of 4.81m, and then added a B triple jump win of 9.33m.
Rebecca Grimes rounded the 400m hurdles in a winning time of 75.4 seconds, and launched the javelin to a winning mark of 22.22m.
Galley posted 13.0 seconds for second spot in the 100m and then secured second place in the 200m with 27.2 seconds.
Rachel Stoakley secured top spot in the B 100m with a time of 13.3 seconds, and Kate Titlow grabbed a convincing victory in the 3,000m.
Olivia Beaney rounded the 1,500m in a time of 2:51.7, and Emily Done competed in the 200m and B javelin.
The quartet of Clarke, Stoakley, Galley and Grimes posted 52.5 seconds for second spot in the 4x100m relay.
Aamir Walwyn, Alan Littler, and Rob Hamilton lined up for the men’s squad.
Aamir triple jumped 12.60m for second spot, clocked 24.8 seconds for fifth spot in his 200m and finished third in the 400m (53.2), while Alan cleared 1.55m for joint first place in the high jump, posted 61.1 seconds for third spot in the B 400m, hit 13.83m for third place in the hammer and spun the discus to a distance of 15.12m.
Debutant Rob Hamilton launched the javelin 29.80m for third position.
Match result: 1 North Wales 438 points; 2 Cheshire Tigers 300; 3 Wirral 272; 4 Liverpool Pembroke Sefton 234; 5 St Helens Sutton 164; 6 Southport Waterloo 83.
Bob Benson has achieved a silver medal category performance after completing the Three Peaks Challenge.
The West Cheshire AC member completed 11,300 ft of climbing the three peaks of Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon over the 19.6 miles in nine hours and 34 minutes walking time and 11 hours driving to complete in 20:34.