At a specially-arranged competition in Livingston on Saturday Commonwealth athlete Chris Bennet threw a PB of 73.00 meters, bagging himself his first GB vest for the forthcoming European Cup Winter Throws event in Portugal.
Chris said, ‘We all came through the system devised and led by Alan Bertram a number of years ago – the Hammer Development Days, the Hammerama events – and I think it has been shown that these initiatives have worked.’
Kilbarchan Hammer throwers are very much part of the late, great Alan Bertams legacy and took the opportunity to get an early competition under their belts! They Recorded the following distances – well done all.
Mia Shepherd U20 Woman 4K 34.58m
Andrew Costello U17 Men 5K 48.97m (pb)
Heather Fawcett U17 Women 3K 46.57m (pb)
Kirsty Costello U13 Girls 3K 35.52m (pb)