Watford Harriers' William Jarvis set a new club record of 36.02m in the javelin at the final Eastern Young Athletics meeting of the season

Watford Harriers' Jarvis sets new club record

Watford Harriers' Jarvis sets new club record

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Watford Harriers’ William Jarvis set a new club record in the javelin at the final Eastern Young Athletics meeting of the season on Sunday.

The Under-13, who represented Hertfordshire at last week's Intercounties competition, broke the previous record with a distance of 36.02m, as well as winning the discus with a distance of 22.96m.

Jarvis completed a memorable treble by winning the ‘B’ string shot putt with a personal best of 7.60m.

Jess Biggerstock marked her debut by winning the Under-15 high jump by clearing a height of 1.61m.

Remi Jessop set two new personal bests in the sprints, winning the 100m in 12.80 and finishing second in the 200m in 27.20.

Jess Emery built on a strong showing in the Eastern Athletics Championships by winning the Under-15 discus and shot putt, whilst Under-13 Taia Tunstall won the ‘A’ string javelin (15.01m) and shot putt (7.26m).

In the ‘A’ string long jump, Marli Jessop was victorious with a distance of 4.14m. Kai Tunstall set a personal best of 8.06m to win the ‘B’ string shot putt and recorded a season’s best distance of 19.25m in the ‘B’ string discus.

Molly Jarvis won the ‘B’ string discus with a throw of 21.05m, whilst back on the track, Kandi Paxton won the ‘B’ string 100m in a time of 13.10.

John Sanseau led from the start to the win the 800m in 2.10.70.

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