Burgess Hill Girls Represent Sussex in National Athletics Finals

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Ten athletes from Burgess Hill Girls represented Sussex in the National Prep Schools’ Athletics Championships in Birmingham on the 2nd July. Eleven year old Bronwen Llewellyn took Silver in the Discus.
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After competing in the Sussex qualifiers in June, ten athletes from Burgess Hill Girls were selected to represent Sussex in the National Prep Schools’ Athletic Meeting at the Alexander International Athletics Stadium in Birmingham on the 2nd July.

Three of the girls competed in throwing events, Tiajoy Joseph in the Javelin, Tilly Rowark and Bronwen Llewellyn in the Discus, with Bronwen taking Silver.

Burgess Hill Girls was also well represented on the track. Frankie Robertson D’ Cruz, Julia File, Chloe Gibb and Martha Gibson competed in the 4 x 100m relay. D’Cruz also took part in the 70m Hurdles and Long Jump. Lucy Meyer, Susannah Clark, Rosie Gasson respectively raced in the 200m, 800m and 1500m.

Head Liz Laybourn commented: “I couldn’t be prouder of the girls and the PE staff behind them. Never before have we had so many athletes making it through to the Nationals. It was an amazing opportunity for them to compete at the Alexander Stadium.”





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Burgess Hill Girls Junior School is a leading independent school in Sussex for girls aged 4 to 11 years. The school is part of Burgess Hill Girls which has a Nursery, Junior School, Senior School and Sixth Form.

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