Saturday, 23 October 2021

Local athletes in action at Commonwealth Games

Pippa Woolven in action in the steeplechase
HURDLER Lawrence Clarke failed to win a Commonwealth Games medal at last night’s 110 metre final in Glasgow.

The Christmas Common athlete, who had qualified from heat two after finishing runner up earlier in the day, finished in eighth spot at Hampden Park.

Clarke’s time of 13.84 seconds was 0.52 of a seconds behind Jamaican winner Andrew Riley. England’s William Sharman took silver while Barbados’ Shane Braithwaite picked up bronze.

Tonight (Wednesday) will see Medmenham’s Pippa Woolven compete in the final of the 3,000 metres steeplechase. The race gets under way at 7.35pm.

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