Tia leaps into the big time with English Schools’ silver medal

THERE were four medals for Avon athletes at the English Schools’ Championships in Gateshead over the weekend.

Individually the best result came from 13-year-old Tia Jackson, who won silver in the junior girls’ long jump with a leap of 5.52m, which beat her previous best of 5.40m.

Jackson is coached by former Schools’ 100m champion LloydAvonTeamEnglishSchools2016 Rice at Bristol & West AC.

There was also a rousing silver for the inter boys 4x100m team of Cameron Sprague, Daniel Brooks, Ty Roberts and William Hines.

There were also two bronze medals won by Jacob Spence in the senior boys’ 110m hurdles and Rownita Marston in the senior shot.

Pictured in the Avon team parading around Gateshead Stadium with the county flag


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