ATHLETIC CADETS BRING HOME THE MEDALS

Cpl Calum Willox taking part in the High Jump.

Cpl Calum Willox taking part in the High Jump.

Last weekend saw 1220 (March) Air Cadets take part in the Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Wing annual athletics.

16 Cadets of all ranks attended the Bedford International Athletic stadium to take part in a number of events, including long distance running, short distance, high jump and long jump. The event is held annually, and is open to all cadets regardless of physical ability.

Cadets from the Squadron brought home a number of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, including the female cadets being awarded the Davies Shield for “Class A Girls” for best overall at the event. 

The results were:

 Class C Junior MEN 1500m – Cadet Frasier Casson-Rennie – 2nd place (silver)

Class C Junior MEN 100m – Cadet Frasier Casson-Rennie – 2nd place (silver)

Class D Girls Shotput – Cadet Chloe Marden – 3rd place (bronze)

Class D Girls Long Jump – Cadet Hannah Howsam – 2nd place (silver)

Class D Girls High Jump – Cadet Hannah Howsam – 2nd place (silver)

Class D Girls 400m – Cadet Holly Bicknell – 1st place (gold)

Girls Relay – Cadets Howsam, Marden, Bicknell & Parsons – 2nd place (silver)

1220 Air Cadets at the end of the long day.

1220 Air Cadets at the end of the long day.