Team Avon young athletes book place in UK National Finals

Celebrating: Team Avon athletes enjoy their victory at Yate on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Team Avon

CONGRATULATIONS to Team Avon on their success in reaching the UK finals of the Youth Development League next month.

The team, comprising athletes from Bristol & West, Mendip AC, Team Bath and Yate & District AC, won the upper age (U20/17) promotion match hosted by Yate at their Brimsham Green headquarters on Sunday.

Team Avon finished 164 points clear of Coventry & Leamington, who will join them in the final which is being held at the Sportcity Stadium, Manchester, on September 3rd/4th.

The athletes are their team managers, Lesley Nunn and Sandra Woodman, deserve huge credit for this latest success which once again underlines the amount of young talented in the area.

UK Youth Development League Upper Age Midlands Regional Final, Yate

Overall teams: 1 Team Avon 751 points; 2 Coventry & Leamington 587; 3 Birchfield Harriers 485; 4 Cardiff Archers 442; 5 Rugby & Northampton 387; 6 Swansea Harriers 293.

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