Following on from the National Schools’ Athletics Finals at the beginning of July, Victoria Barlow was seleceted to represent England the Schools’ International Athletics Competition in Kent, competing in the Pole Vault. At the International competition she came second – you can see her with her silver medal below
Victoria will be attending a coaching clinic at Millfield School in August where she will be coached by the Director of Athletics who is involved with elite athletes preparing for the Olympics. She is aiming to better her personal best and gain selection for the World Junior Games within the next two years. She has also been selected for the School Games in September at Loughborough University.
Victoria is currently ranked second in the country at U17 level despite only taking up the Pole Vault two years ago. We wish her every success and would love to see her in the 2020 Olympics!!