Eastern Counties AA Combined Events Championships and Open – Peterborough, 29 September 2019
Joe Stone from Paddock Wood AC competed in the last Combined Events Open of the season as an under 13 in Peterborough.
In far from ideal weather Joe competed in a field of 13 athletes and was determined to improve his overall points score for the under 13 Pentathlon. With a good start to the day Joe jumped 4.90 meters in long jump leading the field. 2nd in the 75 Meter Hurdles with a time if 12.48s, Joe was 2nd overall behind Al-Ameen Salaam from Havering AC. Joe also came 2nd in Shot Put with a PB of 9.51m, Joint 6th in High Jump with another PB of 1.33m.
Coming up to the final event, the weather detreated and in Torrential rain Joe ran a respectable 800 Meters in 2 minutes 29.48 seconds coming 2nd and finishing 2nd overall with a combined total of 1,973 points.
With a new Pentathlon PB, Joe finishes the under 13 outdoor season ranked 2nd in the Country.