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Peterborough & Nene Valley AC captain Dave Bush has field day at the Embankment leading team to 3rd place in Southern Athletic League fixture

Captain Bush has field day for PANVAC

David Bush started his day with 24.31 hammer personal best (PB) as he took 2nd spot in the B competition. He then threw a season’s best shot of 12.26 when winning the B competition. This was followed by a javelin PB with 46.74, which was good enough to win the B competition. Bush finished his day with a season's best in the dicus of 31.77m.

The men's throwing events provided rich picking for PANVAC athletes, with Mindaugus Jurksa winning the shot putt competition with a throw of 14.43m. Jurska took 2nd spot in the discus, while Dan Lornie threw a PB of 50.18m to win the Javelin. Simon Achurch won the B discus.

The ladies also enjoyed a good day in the throws with Lydia Church throwing 12.41m for 2nd place in the shot. Becky Hall won the B shot with a distance of 11.87m.

On an afternoon when many PANVAC athletes just missed out on wins, Andrea Jenkins and Lydia Church threw 44.45m and 32.89m respectively for 2nd place in the A and B hammer.

Angus Bowling finished runner-up in an exciting pole vault competition with a clearance of 4.20m, while Dylan Phillips took 2nd place in the long and high jumps. Nathanial Amaoade was 2nd in the triple jump with 13.30m while Angus Bowling won the B event.
The sweltering conditions on the track didn't stop Phil Martin clocking 9:07.7 for 2nd place in the 3,000m while Luke Brown ran 4:05.9 for his 1,500m runners-up spot.

Archie Rainbow and Alastair Phelan ran 51.0 and 52.7 for 2nd places in the A and B 400m races, while Joel Grenfell won the 100m in 11.1. Ben Ball clocked 23.1 for first place in the B 200m.

Jessica Dixon-Walker was runner up in the 100m hurdles, with Charlotte Dunstone winning the B race. There were also runners-up spots for 400m runner Elizabeth Taylor and 1,500m steeplechaser Niam Rushton. Rushton claimed another 2nd place in the long jump with 4.28m with Ali Church runner up in the B event. Tayla Benson cleared 1.53m to win the high jump, with Grace Tidman 2nd in the B event with 1.48m.

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