Dina's surprise turn and strong opening results for Sussex Clubs at S.A.L.

Few Sussex athletes can boast that they have competed against the world's fastest woman at a Southern Athletics League meeting, but Crawley AC's relay women have those bragging rights! 

At last Saturday’s Division 1 fixture at Gillingham, the triple European Champion and 2018 100m/200m world rankings leader - Dina Asher-Smith - put in an appearance for her club, Blackheath and Bromley, in the 4x400m relay, and casually knocked out a 52.6s split.

Sussex Athletes Shine at the South of England Inter-Counties

Fine performances from Sussex’s leading Under 20 and Under 15 athletes took both teams to fourth place overall at the competitive annual South of England Inter-Counties Championships.

With 16 teams competing at Horspath, including the mighty Essex, Surrey, Hampshire, Kent and Berkshire the Under 15 girls and U20 men performed brilliantly to top their individual groups. In sunny but windy conditions, Sussex had an abundance of finalists across the two age groups and four event winners.

Seven medals for Sussex at Bedford

Cameron Fillery stormed to a brilliant victory in the England U23 championships at Bedford at the weekend.

Fillery, who is the reigning English Schools High hurdles champion and the Sussex U20 record holder is now at Loughborough University and continuing to make great progress. At Bedford he swept to an impressive victory in the 110m hurdles in 14.12s to become one of seven medal winners for Sussex over the weekend.


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