A NUMBER of Harlow Athletic Club's younger members attended the medals competition at Chelmsford's Melbourne track over the weekend and came away with considerable success.

Top performer for Harlow was James Campbell who secured two gold medals in the under-15 boys 100m and 200m events with times of 12.0sec and 25.3sec.

Teammates Neil Brown and Tom Newton performed well in the same events with Neil securing silver and bronze while Tom was fifth in both events, as well as the long jump.

In the under-13 boys 100m, Calvin Barnes secured gold with an excellent run of 14.3sec, while teammate Daniel Major claimed the bronze.

Alex Hines, 9, proved he is a name for the future when he won the under-11 150m with a superb time of 28.3sec.

In the under-13 girls events, Stephanie Fuller won bronze in the Discus while Rachel Pringle also secured a bronze medal with her performance in the 100m. Rachel was joined by teammate Anna Bond in the 2oom and the girls finished with times of 28.9sec and 28.7sec respectively.

In the senior events, Stuart Thurgood gained silver in the Hammer with a personal-best throw of 49.47m, despite using an over-weight 8kg Hammer.

Dave Bauer was below par in the Shot, but nevertheless was good enough to win silver with a throw of 10.34m.

Veteran sprinter Brian Bosctock claimed bronze in the senior mens 200m with a fast time of 25.8.