Amber wins national title and breaks Sussex record again!

June 24, 2019

Competing at the National championships in Bedford, Amber Anning won her first outdoor under 20 title and booked her seat on the plane to the European under 20 championships in Boras next month.

She coasted to victory in the under 20 women’s 400m race running a Championship Best Performance, personal best and improving her own club, Sussex under 20 and Senior Women’s record by one tenth to 52.54 seconds. She is now equal fifth on the UK All-time junior list and presently ranked #1 European under 20.

Brighton’s Joshua Hawkins ran 11.09s in the semi final of the U20 Men’s 100m after an 11.20s heat. Under 17 athlete Kelsey Sutherland went out to 10.98m for 11th place in the u20 women’s triple jump. Meanwhile, Harry Rienecker-Found high jumped 1.87m for 13th place in the u20 Men’s competition and Tom Eames ran 3:58.12 in his u20 1500m heat.

Watch Amber’s race here.