Weekly update – 15th February 2022

It was a quiet weekend for athletes from Wolverhampton & Bilston AC, there may not have been much happening without any specific races to throw ourselves into but there was a stellar performance worth celebrating in the England Athletics Age Group Indoor Championships in Sheffield.

Louise Hackett added to the couple of England vests she has bagged over the country by claiming a national indoor title. The Wolves athlete taking the gold medal in a comprehensive win the U20s 1500m. Her time of 4.28.97 put her well clear of Keira Brady-Jones from Wirral AC who claimed silver in 4.40.98 and Hallamshire’s Shen Wigfield Turner who placed third in 4.45.25.

Louise wasn’t on her own in South Yorkshire as Henry Boakye bagged a PB over 60m in the U17 event with a time of 7.82. And Finley Powell soared to a seasons best in the U15s high jump with a leap of 1.55m.

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