Southern Success for B&H athletes

January 15, 2020

Eleven Brighton & Hove AC athletes made their way to Lee Valley last weekend for the Southern U13/U15/U17 Indoor Athletics Championships and they brought back a number of medals and personal best performances.

Star of the weekend was under-15 Amber Purcell who ran a PB of 8.39s in the 60m heat before going on to claim silver in the Long Jump (5.02m) and bronze in the Triple Jump (9.91m). Likewise U15 Fionn O’Murchu was a double medallist with an 800m bronze in 2:20.94 and another bronze in the Triple Jump (9.58m).


Sophie Wilkinson 60m heat 8.62s PB/ 60mH 10.36s PB/ 200m heat 29.10s

Libby Kirby 300m heat 47.60s PB

Fionn O’Murchu 4th Shot Put 9.34m

Kathleen Keaney 6th Shot Put 9.95m


Arthur Haines 4th LJ 6.16m

Emily Muzio 5th 800m final (after 2:26.38 heat)

Seb Wallace 6th 60mH final 8.57s

Katie Ridley 200m heat 27.97s/ Long Jump 16th 4.49m

Ruby Haines 19th Long Jump 4.40m

Lucy Kirby 400m heat 63.06s PB


View the full results here.