Academy Sprint Stars Have a Golden Weekend
Plamedi Mukendo, Rachel Highfield and Richard Kilty had a successful week end at the North East Counties Indoor Championships held at Gateshead College as there all stormed to victory in the 60m.
Richard won the senior men’s event only a 100th of a second off his personal best. Rachel Highfield who was still recovering after a virus showed her class by breaking the track record for Under 20 women recording a time of 7.78 seconds.
Plamedi Mukendo stormed to the top of the UK rankings iin a new personal best time of 8.32 seconds whilst winning the girls under 13 category.