Ashlyns School pupil Jake takes the leap to qualify for Regional Combined Athletics competition

First for sports news
First for sports news

Ashlyns School pupil Jake Alderson has qualified for the Regional Combined Athletics event later this summer after finishing in third place from a field of 60 athletes.

Jake competed in five events including his one of his strongest disciplines, high jump, where he achieved a personal best of 1.59m.

Jake Alderson, centre, has qualified for the Regional Combined Athletics event

Jake Alderson, centre, has qualified for the Regional Combined Athletics event

Jake performed incredibly well across all his events and is feeling positive going to the next stage of competition.

His PE teacher, David Jones, said: “I would like to make this opportunity to publicly say how proud we are of Jake and his immense achievement.

“He has the potential to go on to much greater things; this being one of the important steps in doing so.”Jake