Elise stars in UK Champs

Elise Lovell, heptathlete from Hastings
Elise Lovell, heptathlete from Hastings

Elise Lovell is starting to reap the dividends of her hard year’s training at Sheffield University.

The Hastings AC multi-eventer achieved a very impressive fifth place in the UK Athletics British Under-20 Combined Events Championships in Bedford last weekend.

Lovell recorded four individual personal bests to improve her previous heptathlon club record of 4,281 by 319 points. Her points total of 4,600 was amassed thanks to the following performances: 100m hurdles 15.20, high jump 1.55m, shot 8.75m, 200m 25.91, long jump 5.49m, javelin 28.22m, 800m 2:28.31.