Joel takes silver at final event

PROMISING DISPLAYS: Edward and Emily Darral who competed for Diss Athletics Club in the East Anglian Youth League
PROMISING DISPLAYS: Edward and Emily Darral who competed for Diss Athletics Club in the East Anglian Youth League

Diss Athletics Club member Joel Clarke competed in the UK Sportshall final and came away with a silver medal.

Competing as an individual after his Norfolk team missed out on qualifying for the regional finals, Clarke enjoyed success in the speedbounce event where his effort of 87 bounces in 30 seconds was enough to earn him second place overall and silver.

At the finals, Clarke also competed in the four lap, coming 11th out of 33 and also took part in the standing long with his efforts in the different events earning him a 16th place finish overall out of 66.

n Elsewhere, club duo Edward and Emily Darral gave promising displays in the East Anglian Youth League in Braintree.

Both ran the 800m with Edward, in the Under-15 boys, clocking two minutes and 22.8 seconds while Emily, in the Under-13 girls event finished in came home in just over three minutes.