June 18: Hayley Dimond withdraws from the EA U17 Women’s Heptathlon while lying second

Hayley Dimond had an excellent start in the England Athletics U17 Women’s Heptathlon Championships, held at Bedford. She was lying second after three events on day 1 but withdrew from the final event of the day, the 200m.

She opened with 11.80 (w+1.1) to finish second quickest in the 80m Hurdles. In the High Jump she jumped 1.41m to finish 14th out of the 20 finishers. However, in the Shot, one of her best events, she led the way, throwing 11.88m to move into second place.

Unfortunately, the decision was then taken to withdraw ahead of the 200m.

  • 80mH 2 Hayley Dimond (F17) 11.80 (w+1.1) – 826 points
  • High Jump 14 Hayley Dimond (F17) 1.41m – 523 points
  • Shot 1 Hayley Dimond (F17) 11.88m – 653 points
  • 200m Hayley Dimond (F17) DNS

Full results from Bedford