Saturday, 16 May 2015

Sunday 10th May 2015

Last week saw 25 cadets and 5 members of staff at the JCCS Stadium in Leeds for South and West Yorkshire Wings annual Inter-Sqn athletics competition. It was an early start for some cadets as we had to meet outside SQN HQ at 0745hrs ready to board the coach (even some members of staff could not get there in time).

218 Sqn once again thoroughly enjoyed the day and participated in as many events as possible and of  course won the award for the loudest Sqn (as always!).
Selfie of the day award goes to.....

The Sqn did very well during the day coming out with 6 Gold medals, 4 Silver medals and 12 Bronze medals as well as winning the senior girls plaque and overall girls trophy.
Flt Sgt Dovey collecting the plaque for the senior girls.

Outlined below is who won what medal and for which sport:

  • Cdt Darwin: Gold in 100 and 200 metres. Bronze for 4x100m relay
  • FS Dovey: Gold in 800m, High Jump and Javelin
  • Cdt Ward: Silver in Shot Putt
  • Cdt Hosier: Bronze in 100m and Bronze in 4x100m relay
  • Cdt Ellis: Bronze in 4x100m relay
  • Cdt Fair.E: Bronze in 4x 100m relay, Silver in 400m and Gold in high jump
  • Cdt Westbrook: Bronze in 4x100m relay
  • Cdt Fair.J: Bronze in shot put
  • Cdt Wood.S: Bronze in Javelin
  • Cdt Clarke-Green: Bronze in 4x100m relay, Silver in shot put
  • Cpl Weyman: Bronze in 4x100m relay
  • Cdt Hill: Bronze in 4x100m relay
  • Cdt Sutherland: Bronze in 800m, Silver in 400m

The Sqn also came third overall out of 33 squadrons in the wing. Congratulations to all who achieved on this day and thank you to all the staff who made the event possible. Special thanks to our Cadet Warrant Officer Robson who did a lot of running about with the first aid.

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