Welwyn Garden City sibling snare three county title

PUBLISHED: 12:30 21 May 2009 | UPDATED: 22:13 26 October 2009

SIBLINGS Richard and Claire Humphries won three titles and four medals between them at the Hertfordshire County Championships. Herts Phoenix thrower Richard secured gold medals in the hammer and shot putt with the last attempt of each competition. His eff

SIBLINGS Richard and Claire Humphries won three titles and four medals between them at the Hertfordshire County Championships.

Herts Phoenix thrower Richard secured gold medals in the hammer and shot putt with the last attempt of each competition.

His effort in the shot was rewarded with a personal best of 10.59m.

He also took home bronze in the discus, setting a career best in that discipline of 34.87m.

The Welwyn Garden City teenager's hammer throw of 48.95m was below his recent best, but was still above the English Schools' Championship entry standard.

Richard's sister Claire also tasted success in the Under-20 women's 100m hurdles.

In her first race over the distance she equalled the Championship best performance of 15.1 secs to take the gold medal.


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