Fiona McQuire took three gold medals from the Hertfordshire AAA's Championships on Saturday

Watford Observer: McQuire claims triple gold from Hertfordshire AAA's Championships McQuire claims triple gold from Hertfordshire AAA's Championships

Watford's Fiona McQuire won three gold medals in the Hertfordshire County AAA’s Championships at Woodside Stadium on Saturday.

The Dacorum & Tring athlete, 16, won her first gold in the Under-17 discus with a throw of 33.62m – well inside the qualifying distance for the English Schools Championships.

She followed that with gold in the triple jump, winning with her sixth and final jump with a distance of 10.35m. Victory gives McQuire both the indoor and outdoor Herts triple jump County titles for 2014.

The teenager’s afternoon was completed by winning the shot put with a distance of 11.28m using a new 3kg shot, thereby setting a new County record and claiming a second English Schools qualifying distance of the championships.

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