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British Sprints 2021

Thursday, 02 September 2021 17:58

A huge turnout of SYO junior travelled across the Pennines to compete in the British Sprint Champs in Skelmersdale (near Lancaster) and brought home a record beating array of medals and trophies!

The Mixed Relay Champs were held on Day 1, with huge sucess for SYO juniors. In the U12 relay it was a clean sweep for SYO with SYO bumble bees in first (Pasco, Ella and Charlotte), SYO mini bees in 2nd (Hannah, Louis & Freddie) and SYO Beetles (Oskar, Sophie & Jack) in 3rd. In the U16 class SYO Bee Awesome (Jamie, Immy & Conrad) took gold, while SYO Bee Good (James, Freya & Olmo) took silver.

Sunday saw the individual champs in even tougher sprint terrain, however bringing just as much sucess SYO's way!

M10 – gold Jack, silver Louis
M12 – bronze Freddie
M14 – silver James
M18 – gold Euan, silver Max

W10 – gold Hannah, silver Sophie
W12 – gold Charlotte, silver Ella
W14 – silver Freya, bronze Anna
W16 – gold Immy

Congratulations to everyone running at this years British Sprint Champs, and thankyou to everyone involved in organising the event!

SYO clean sweep on Day 1 U12 Relays podium!!!

Yvette Baker Heats 2021

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 21:27

SYO qualify for the Yvette Baker final!

A big thankyou and well done to all the juniors that contributed in the Yvette Baker heats at Middleton Park last Saturday! SYO saw a fantastic turnout, with scoring performances by Conrad, Imogen, Robbie, Anna, Maxwell, Charlotte, Pasco, Hannah and Will G. Congratulations to all involved, as even if you did not score 100 points, you still help to push other teams down! A total of 899 points out of a possible 900 qualify us for the final, which is at Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury on the 4/7/21. See the full results here...

2020 British Orienteering Awards

Monday, 26 April 2021 21:39

Congratulations to Dom Dakin for receiving the British Orienteering Young Volunteer of the Year 2020 award for his outstanding contributions to the club and orienteering. Read more about it here...

Also, a huge well done to Nick Lightfoot for being awarded the British Orienteering Coach of the Year 2020! Many congratulations Nick. See the full article here...

Dom out running

Nick with his prize