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London Youth Games: Redbridge kids catch the eye at cross-country event at Parliament Hill

PUBLISHED: 10:00 23 November 2016

Redbridge youngsters face the camera after competing in the London Youth Games cross-country event (pic: Team Redbridge).

Redbridge youngsters face the camera after competing in the London Youth Games cross-country event (pic: Team Redbridge).

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Local talent Daniel Bryant finishes seventh in under-13 category out of 214 competitors in north London

Redbridge youngsters face the camera after competing in the London Youth Games cross-country event (pic: Team Redbridge).Redbridge youngsters face the camera after competing in the London Youth Games cross-country event (pic: Team Redbridge).

Redbridge had 57 runners representing the Borough last Saturday in the cross-country London Youth Games competition at Parliament Hill.

There were a number of eye catching performances from local athletes at the north London venue with the boys finished in 14th overall and the girls 15th.

Daniel Bryant produced an astonishing run in the under-13 boys category to finish seventh out of 214 competitors.

Daniel Whitton was another Redbridge member to excel to claim 11th in the under-11 boys race which had 145 people involved.

Redbridge youngsters face the camera after competing in the London Youth Games cross-country event (pic: Team Redbridge).Redbridge youngsters face the camera after competing in the London Youth Games cross-country event (pic: Team Redbridge).

Aoibheann Pearce, like Bryant, finished in the top 10 of the under-15 girls event to take ninth overall out of 178 rival runners.

Mungo Prior (10th) impressed in the under-15 boys category and caught the eye despite being up against 185 competitiors.

Prior’s performance helped the under-15 boys finish ninth in their age event with the under-13 boys also ninth overall.

The girls could be happy with their showing of 15th overall, an improvement of one spot compared to last year.

Redbridge’s boys were 14th, which was another good performance despite them claiming sixth in the 2016 event. Local youngster from the Borough could be pleased with their morning’s work at Parliament Hill.


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