Laurette races to gold at Hertfordshire Schools multi-events meet

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Dacorum & Tring AC athlete Laurette Wenborn came away with a gold medal in the Hertfordshire Schools U15 girls’ multi-events competition.

Laurette, a pupil at Kings Langley School, finished almost 450 points ahead of her nearest rival, in a competition with 52 competitors.

Laurette Wenborn won gold medal at the Hertfordshire Schools U15 girls' multi-events competition

Laurette Wenborn won gold medal at the Hertfordshire Schools U15 girls' multi-events competition

Notably, she accumulated a new personal best total of 2,619 points, posting PBs of 12.4 seconds in the 75m hurdles and 8.06m in the shot put along the way.

She also came very close to her PBs in the high jump, long jump and the 800 metres.

In the U17 girls’ multi-events, Dacorum & Tring athlete Amber Carroll won the silver medal – posting 12.7s in the 80m hurdles, 4.19m in the long jump, 27.8s for 200 metres, 18.45 metres for javelin and 2.47.8s for the 800 metres.

Both girls, who are ably coached by Chris Styles at Dacorum & Tring, are due to be selected for the Hertfordshire county multi events squad, with the regional round of competition taking place at Lee Valley on June 29.