Search

Sophie completes a golden hat-trick

16:13 28 February 2013

Sophie Mckinna on the podium.

Sophie Mckinna on the podium.

Archant

Sophie Mckinna of GYDAC completed a golden hat-trick in the shot put at the England Indoor U20 Athletics Championships at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham last weekend.

Sophie won the gold medal and successfully defended her title which she has now won for the last three years with a throw of 15.90 metres.

It was also a new championship best performance, which beat the previous record that Sophie set in 2011. Photo: SUPPLIED

0 comments

Other Great Yarmouth sport

Yesterday, 23:27
The lovely sound of bat on ball is filling the Norfolk airwaves.

Matt Collinge and Rob Setchell were the star men as Brooke recorded an impressive 110-win over morning leaders Cromer to join them at the top of the Premier Division table.

Yesterday, 13:21
Alfie Hewett in action fro Great Britain at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Tokyo. Picture: Akira Ando

Alfie Hewett has again impressed for Great Britain in Japan but was unable to prevent a defeat to the host nation at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup.

Wed, 16:33
Alfie Hewett, left, helped Great Britain's men win the World Team Cup in Turkey last year and is trying to repeat that success in Japan. Photo: Mathilde Dusol

Norfolk wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett defeated world number six Gustavo Fernandez as Great Britain reached the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Japan.

Mon, 09:11
MCCA Unicorns Knockout Trophy. Norfolk (batting) vs Cumberland at Fakenham Cricket Club. At the crease is Lewis Denmark. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk fluffed their lines at Highfield Lawn as they squandered the chance to win their Minor Counties Unicorns Knockout Trophy group.

Most Read

Tue, 14:19
Greyfriars health centre in Yarmouth pictured when it opened.

More than 5,000 patients in Great Yarmouth will lose their GP when an NHS walk-in centre and doctors surgery, which health chiefs say isn’t used enough, closes.

Read more
Andy Evans
Mon, 16:12
epu marry in norfolk we love norfolk There are beautiful places to enjoy throughout Norfolk, here St Georges Park, Great Yarmouth.
Picture: James Bass

A 14-year-old boy was assaulted after an altercation with a man in Great Yarmouth.

Read more
Mon, 11:25
First Bus.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman travelling on a bus from Great Yarmouth to Norwich was racially abused.

Read more
Great Yarmouth
Mon, 15:13
Nick Conrad experienced the 'scenic route' last week.

High Road in Gorleston will be closed for up to five days when roadwork repairs are undertaken.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:42
Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Ian Burt

Police in Great Yarmouth have arrested a man in connection with a break in at a petrol station in Hemsby.

Read more
Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 11°C

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up