Records fell at the 89th English Schools Championships in Birmingham as the latest generation of teenage athletes showed their talent
Not only did Mia McIntosh break the championship record for the junior girls 75m hurdles in Birmingham but she set a British under-15 record too.
The Hertfordshire athlete clocked 10.75 (0.1m/sec) to smash Pippa Earley’s championships mark of 10.90 and the youngster’s time also took a tenth of a second off Shirin Irving’s national record of 10.85.
“I was mainly trying to break 11 dead because I’ve run 11.01 three times in a row previously,” McIntosh (pictured above) said. “So to finally get under that time is amazing. When I saw my time as I came through the line I was shocked.”
In warm yet cloudy conditions at the New Balance-sponsored event at the Alexander Stadium, Joel Pascall-Menzie smashed Mark Lewis-Francis’s championships record of 10.54 in the inter boys age group with 10.48 (1.1m/sec)....
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