Northern Indoor Title for Jamie Hopkins

Its only five days into 2020 and Jamie Hopkins has already completed in his first combined events in a new age group, as an U20, at the English Indoor Combined Events Championships at Sheffield. This championship is a heptathlon and encapsulates other area/regional titles including the Northern Championship. The competition is completed over two days and made up of 60m sprint, Long Jump, Shot Put, Pole Vault, 60m Hurdles, High Jump & 1000m run.

Jamie’s performance included four superb PB’s and very close to three others and culminated in him being recognised as the Northern Champion.

Jamie’s results were;

60m – 7.66secs (PB)

Long Jump – 6.13m (PB)

6kg Shot Put – 8.79m

Pole Vault – 2.83m

60m Hurdles – 9.03secs (PB)

High Jump – 1.79m

1000m – 2m59secs (PB)

One medal down and a great start to 2020 for Jamie…..anyone else interested in combined events?

Phil Whitfield

Jamie Hopkins

Jamie Hopkins


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