Athletics at Eastbourne

The Ardingly College athletics team has  travelled to Eastbourne for the first meet of the term  in  what promises to be a very good season. Ardingly finished first in twelve events, second  in six and third in five and 21 personal bests were also achieved. 

AthleticsGirls’ performance

Sasha James was one of many outstanding performances, taking first place in the intermediate 200m sprint hurdles and high jump. Ornella Orfenov won the junior long jump, high jump and 100m. Aimee Fudge dominated her favourite 200m event, winning the junior race with a PB time of 25.68 seconds.

Boys’ performance


Alfie Baldock looked impressive, winning his 200m junior sprint, as did Evan Penlington and Preston Ng in the boys’ intermediate and senior long jump. Sean Tucker took first  place in the senior javelin, with a throw of over 40 meters. He also enjoyed second place in the senior high jump and sprint hurdles.

Team Events

Ardingly finished the meet with superb team efforts, powering to victory in both the boys’ and girls’ junior 4 X 100m relays.