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9 IEK teams bag 5 medals at Kent Relays

Smoothest baton handover of the day featured Emily [img:510l]Hunt to Laura Clark on the last change in the heats of the u15 Girls 4x100. The team was 4th in the final [img:509r]and the same quartet of Amber Mustafa, Laura Clark, Annabel Carter & Emily Hunt (pictured RIGHT) later took a fine bronze in the 4x200 [img:506:l] Best teams on the day were the two silver medals in the Females 3x800m where we also had the biggest team turnout - left are the u-17 team silver medallists, Emily Hosker Thornhill, Beth Burnett & Rachel Burton Strength in depth of our u-13 Girls is such that we entered no fewer than 3 teams : the Red Sparrows 3rd team of [img:507r]Molly Howson, Pippi Randall and Molly Dawson narrowly missed the final while the Red Sparrows 2nd team[img:503l] of Giulia Harte (left) Amy Old and Charlotte Nicholas were 5th in the final. The Red Sparrows 1st team of Lilly Coward, Anna Weston and Ellen Whitehead (right) with their silver medals The u-17 men's squad is equally strong in numbers - right[img:505r] the 4x400 2nd team (L to R) Sam Hudson, Chris Little, Ben Burton & Jacob[img:508l] Burton who just missed the final - left the 4x400 1st team of Alex Tuck, Kieran Reilly, Chris Chancellor and Kegan Goldsack Marsh with the 4x400 bronze, having earlier come 5th in the 4x100 .......................CLICK ON ANY PHOTO TO SEE MAGNIFIED VIEW[img:504r] Our u-17 Ladies team (L to R) Emily Hosker Thornhill, Megan Eeles, Scarlett Mann and Gemma Hambrook made the final of both sprint relays, finishing 5th in 4x100 and then jubilantly taking bronze in 4x200, making Emily HT the busiest athlete of the day with 3 finals .....click underlined text for......[doc:511]