Share

Moderate showers

Wed

11°C | 8°C

Cloudy

Thu

12°C | 8°C

Broken cloud

Fri

13°C | 7°C

Home   Medway   Sport   Article

Medway and Maidstone's Darcey Kuypers marks England debut at the SIAB Schools International in Cardiff with new personal best in the 200m

23 July 2014
by KentOnline reporter

Darcey Kuypers of Medway and Maidstone made her England debut in the SIAB Schools international - and set a 200m personal best Picture Gary Browne

Darcey Kuypers of Medway and Maidstone made her England debut in the SIAB Schools international - and set a 200m personal best Picture: Gary Browne

Darcey Kuypers of Medway and Maidstone set a new 200m personal best of 25.19sec to finish sixth on her England debut in the SIAB Schools International at Cardiff on Saturday, writes Alan Newman.

Kuypers was fourth in the English Schools intermediate girls' 200m (25.22, PB) at Birmingham the previous week to gain her first international vest.

England easily won the competition with 494 points from Ireland (359), Wales (246) and Scotland (223).

Kent athletes in medal positions on the track were Sabrina Sinha (Cambridge Harriers) who won her 1,500m in 4min23.35sec, Ethan Akanni (Bexley) with second at 100m hurdles in 13.64, Chris Cohen (Tonbridge) with third in the under-17 1,500m 3.58.28 and 3,000m walker Luc Legon (Bexley), who gained bronze in a personal-best 14.18.36.

In the field there were podium positions for English Schools champion and record holder James Whiteaker (Kent Schools) with second in the javelin (67.41m) and Divine Oladipo (Cambridge Harriers), second in the shot (13.95). 

Click here for more sport from Medway.

Click here for more news from around the county.

Comments 

Forgotten Password?

Forgotten Username?

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments.
Please click here for our house rules.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.