London Youth Games Cross Country Championships

On Saturday 15 November 2014 Team Redbridge’s cross country runners took part in the first day of competition for the 2015 London Youth Games season. A total of 43 runners represented Redbridge at Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath. The team was selected from the Redbridge Schools Cross Country Championships earlier this year.

LYG Cross Country

Ahmed Adbulle pictured above won a gold medal in the male Under 17s race on Saturday, where there were nearly 1,200 young London runners, representing 33 London Boroughs. Medals were presented to winning individuals by London 2012 Olympic Marathon Scott Overall. In the girls U15s race Isabella Hoy took 7th place.

Overall Team Results:

  • Boys Under 13s –15th
  • Girls Under 13s –21st
  • Boys Under 15s – 24th
  • Girls Under 15s – 10th
  • Boys Under 17s – 11th
  • Girls Under 17s – 24th
  • Overall Boys Team -14th
  • Overall Girls Team– 21st

The London Youth Games is Europe’s largest annual youth sport event which is free and open to young people aged between 7 and 18 years old. There are over 30 sports to take part in, from athletics to weightlifting there is something for everyone. For more information on the London Youth Games visit our website.

To register your interest in taking part for Team Redbridge at the 2015 London Youth Games contact Elysia Barrick:

Post Author: Natalie Pope 

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