SCVAC League, Kent Divisions, Central Park, Dartford – 2nd July 2018

On a breezy warm night, with a number of athletes from all of the teams arriving late due to heavy traffic on the M25 towards the tunnels and the immediate area (normal for any weekday night). The evening turn out to be successful despite a total lack of Paddock Wood competitors in the Men’s and Women’s 3000m races.

The Women’s team finished the match joint 3rd with Sevenoaks AC maintaining their 3rd position in the Division. Elizabeth Duffin won the W35 Hammer with a throw of 21.33m, a second place in the W35 Triple Jump with a leap of 6.55m and third place in the W35 High Jump with 1.00m. Nicola Whiffen won the W50 Hammer with a PB and Club Record throw of 22.68m breaking Jan Duffin’s 20 year old record by 7.26m. Nicola competing in her first season now holds the club records for the W50 Hammer, Shot and Discus.

In the Men’s match the team finished 4th just behind Swanley maintaining their 3rd place in the Division. In the 400mraces M35 A string Mark Woods was 5th in 65.5s, M35 B string Trevor Simms was 1st in 69.9s while in the M50 race Trevor Crysell was 2nd in 65.6s. In the field Mark Woods was 3rd in the M35 Triple Jump with 8.69m, 2nd in the M35 Hammer with 16.76m and 1st in the M50 Pole Vault clearing 1.70m. In the M50 Triple Jump Trevor Crysell won with a jump of 9.14m. David Perman competing in the M50 Hammer set a new Club Record for a M65 throwing a 6kg Hammer of 15.70m. Peter Stennett was 2nd in the M60 Hammer with a throw of 23.19m.

Division 2 Men’s
PosTeamPointsLeagueTotal MatchTotal League
2Bromley Veterans68123302.5
3Paddock Wood45117255
6Bexley B23011.5179
Division 2 Women’s
PosTeamPointsLeagueTotal MatchTotal League
1Tonbridge B66524271
3Paddock Wood3.52112.593
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