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NEWS HEADLINES FROM 1971 (in date order) Page 1 of 2:-

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(1) MEN (SENIORS / JUNIORS / YOUTHS) CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, WIMBLEDON, 2ND JANUARY 1971

RESULTS.

(2) SOUTHERN WOMENS INTER-COUNTY CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, WATFORD, 9TH JANUARY 1971

Once again we enjoyed a fine day although the going was heavy and muddy in parts. Illness prevented quite a few of our stronger athletes from taking part but, nevertheless, it was good see the Seniors amongst the medal winners by finishing third. The Intermediates were 7th and the Juniors were 5th.       PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES & TEAM SCORES.

(3) WAAA INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, COSFORD, 29TH/30TH JANUARY 1971

Congratulations to Brenda Bedford (Mitcham AC) on her victory in the Shot Putt.       PERFORMANCES BY SURREY MEDAL WINNERS.

(4) WOMENS ROAD RELAYS, RICARDS LODGE SCHOOL, WIMBLEDON, 30TH JANUARY 1971

This event was originally scheduled for October but, following a caretakers' strike the venue was unavailable. The weather proved to be very cold and wet and very slippery underfoot. Nevertheless, the teams turned out in full as usual. Selsonia LAC won the Junior and Intermediate races with Woking AC winning the Senior race.       PARTIAL RESULTS.

(5) BOYS CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, MORDEN PARK, 6TH FEBRUARY 1971

RESULTS.

(6) SURREY MEN v BOROUGH ROAD COLLEGE v SOUTHERN COUNTIES, ISLEWORTH, 5TH MAY 1971

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES & TEAM SCORES.

(7) SURREY MENS & WOMENS TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS PART 1 (INCLUDING COMBINED EVENTS), WIMBLEDON PARK, 15TH/16TH MAY 1971

PARTIAL RESULTS.

(8) SURREY WOMENS TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS PART 2, WIMBLEDON PARK, 22ND MAY 1971

PARTIAL RESULTS.

(9) SURREY MEN v UNIVERSITY OF LONDON v LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGES, MOTSPUR PARK, 26TH MAY 1971

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES & TEAM SCORES.

(10) CAU INTER-COUNTIES, LEICESTER, 30TH/31ST MAY 1971

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES & TEAM SCORES.

(11) SURREY MENS TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS PART 2, MOTSPUR PARK, 2ND/3RD/5TH JUNE 1971

PARTIAL RESULTS.

(12) SURREY WOMEN v CIVIL SERVICE v WRAF, MOTSPUR PARK, 8TH JULY 1971

The competition for the Ariel Trophy took place on a beautifully sunny day which was ideal for athletes and spectators. With some fine performances in both track and field events by all three teams; a fine display of gymnastics by a skilled team of performers and a musical background supplied by the RAF Central Band, a most enjoyable meeting was greatly appreciated by all present. Surrey athletes won 8 of the 11 events to retain the trophy.       PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES & TEAM SCORES.

(13) ENGLISH SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS, CRYSTAL PALACE, 9TH/10TH JULY 1971

Congratulations to Andrea Lynch (Selsonia LAC) and Brian Hooper (Woking AC) on their victories in the Senior Girls 200m and Senior Boys Pole Vault respectively.       PERFORMANCES BY SURREY MEDAL WINNERS.

(14) WAAA CHAMPIONSHIPS, CRYSTAL PALACE, 16TH/17TH JULY 1971

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY MEDAL WINNERS.

(15) AAA CHAMPIONSHIPS, CRYSTAL PALACE, 23RD/24TH JULY 1971

Congratulations to Dave Travis (Surrey LAC) and Paul Nihill (Surrey Walking Club) on their victories in the Javelin and 3000m Walk respectively. Paul's time was Championship Best and when finishing second in the Pole Vault Brian Hooper (Woking AC) set AAA National and UK Junior records.       PERFORMANCES BY SURREY MEDAL WINNERS.

(16) WOMEN INTER-CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS, REDHILL, 2ND AUGUST 1971

SENIOR RESULTS (7 TEAMS)
1st Epsom & Ewell H
2nd Woking AC
3rd Surrey Beagles AC
49½
48½
33
     
 
INTERMEDIATE RESULTS (4 TEAMS)
1st Selsonia LAC
2nd Croydon H
40
37
  3rd Redhill & Reigate AC
4th Mitcham AC
18
  6
 
JUNIOR RESULTS (9 TEAMS)
1st Epsom & Ewell H
2nd Mitcham AC
3rd Croydon H
4th Selsonia LAC
65½
64
56
54
     

(17) SOUTHERN INTERMEDIATE & JUNIOR LADIES INTER-COUNTY, WATFORD, 7TH AUGUST 1971

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES & TEAM SCORES.

(18) EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS, HELSINKI, FINLAND, 10TH - 15TH AUGUST 1971

Surrey athletes won 2 medals with Barbara Inkpen (AFD) equal 2nd in the High Jump and Paul Nihill (Surrey Walking Club) 3rd in the 20k Walk       PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES.

(19) JUNIOR MEN & YOUTHS INTER-COUNTY (5 COUNTIES), WIMBLEDON PARK, 5TH SEPTEMBER 1971

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES & TEAM SCORES.

(20) SOUTHERN WOMENS INTER-COUNTY, WIMBLEDON PARK, 18TH SEPTEMBER 1971

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES & TEAM SCORES.

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