Tag Archives: Croydon Harrier

Inspired Croydon Harrier Safo latest to join the golden greats

IAN LAMONT catches up with two high-flying athletes who, inspired by the London Olympics, won medals at the weekend’s European junior championships Inspired by the Olympics? The record haul of 19 medals won by British juniors at last weekend at … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Olympics, Athletics, Croydon Harriers, Education, Martyn Rooney, Schools, Sport, Trinity School | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Olympic boost gives Woodcote School’s track a flying start

IAN LAMONT reports on the opening of an important sports facility in Coulsdon Evidence of the “Olympic legacy” since last summer’s global sporting showpiece was staged in the capital has been hard to find. The Surrey county athletics championships has … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Olympics, Athletics, Community associations, Coulsdon, Croydon Harriers, South London Harriers, Sport, Woodcote High | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dasaolu denied European gold by the thickness of his vest

Croydon Harrier James Dasaolu was denied a 60 metres gold medal at the European indoor championships in Gothenburg tonight by the thickness of his vest. In the first senior international final of his career, Dasaolu did not enjoy the best … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Olympics, Athletics, Croydon Harriers, James Dasaolu, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dasalou takes short route to Sweden in search of a medal

IAN LAMONT reports on the latest Croydon sportsman to make some international impact A mixture of excitement and relief accompanies James Dasaolu to Gothenburg, where he is representing Great Britain in the European indoor championships which start today. The Croydon … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Olympics, Athletics, Croydon Harriers, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment