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NEWS HEADLINES FROM 1972 (in date order) Page 1 of 2:-

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(1) SURREY MENS (SM/JM/YTH) CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, EPSOM, 1ST JANUARY 1972

RESULTS.

(2) SOUTHERN WOMENS INTER-COUNTY CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, UXBRIDGE, 8TH JANUARY 1972

RESULTS.

(3) CAU INTER-COUNTY CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, DERBY, 15TH JANUARY 1972

Bernie Ford (AFD) wins the Junior Mens race and John Lee (Croydon H) was second in the Youths race. Both of the Senior Mens and Junior Mens teams were third and the Youths team was 8th.       RESULTS.

(4) SURREY BOYS & COLTS CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, MORDEN PARK, 5TH FEBRUARY 1972

RESULTS (WINNERS ONLY).

(5) EUROPEAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, GRENOBLE, FRANCE, 11TH/12TH MARCH 1972

There were 3 Surrey athletes in the British team. Maureen Chitty (Surrey AC) was 5th in the Long Jump; Barbara Inkpen (AFD) was =9th in the High Jump and Madeleine Cobb (Selsonia LAC) came 2nd in her heat of the 50m to qualify for the semis where she came 4th and did not qualify for the final.       PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES.

(6) AAA JUNIOR & YOUTH INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, COSFORD, 18TH MARCH 1972

Steve Clark (Croydon H) won the JM Pole Vault with Ian Johnston (Hercules Wimbledon) coming 3rd. Peter Francis (Walton AC) was 3rd in JM 3000m and Paul Lavender (Epsom & Ewell) was 3rd in the Youths Long Jump.      PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES.

(7) SURREY TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS MEN PART 1, EWELL COURT, 6TH MAY 1972

PARTIAL RESULTS.

(8) SURREY TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS WOMEN PART 1, WIMBLEDON PARK, 20TH MAY 1972

PARTIAL RESULTS.

(9) MATCH AGAINST UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, MOTSPUR PARK, 24TH MAY 1972

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES

(10) CAU INTER-COUNTIES, LEICESTER, 28TH/29TH MAY 1972

SURREY BACK ON TOP. Our Men won with 66 points ahead of Essex (54pts) and Yorkshire (50pts).       PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES

(11) SURREY TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS MEN & WOMEN PART 2, MOTSPUR PARK, 6TH/8TH/10TH JUNE 1972

PARTIAL RESULTS.

(12) ENGLISH SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS, WASHINGTON, 7TH/8TH JULY 1972

4 Surrey athletes gain gold medals including Joy Bowerman (Mitcham AC) who set a CBP and National Junior Record of 11.0 for the Junior Girls 75m Hurdles.       PERFORMANCES BY SURREY MEDAL WINNERS.

(13) WAAA CHAMPIONSHIPS, CRYSTAL PALACE, 7TH/8TH JULY 1972

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY MEDAL WINNERS.

(14) AAA CHAMPIONSHIPS, CRYSTAL PALACE, 14TH/15TH JULY 1972

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY MEDAL WINNERS.

(15) AAA JUNIOR & YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS, KIRKBY, 22ND/23RD JULY 1972

PERFORMANCES BY SURREY MEDAL WINNERS.

(16) JUNIOR MEN & YOUTHS INTER-COUNTY, NEWHAM, 5TH AUGUST 1972

(17) SOUTHERN WOMENS INTER-COUNTY, CRAWLEY 12TH AUGUST 1972

A cold, wet day - not very good for competition, but our girls performed very well. Surrey just failed to make a "clean sweep" of it, though right up to the last event there was a possibility of winning each age group.
The Seniors made sure of a win by outclassing all opposition and with 99 points were 49 points of second county Middlesex. The Intermediates came second with 39 points behind Hampshire on 43 points. The Juniors were equal second with Essex on 35 points with Kent winning with 40 points.
Best Championship Performances were set by Barbara Inkpen (AFD) with 1.79m in the High Jump; Barbara Cook (Redhill & Reigate) in the 3000m walk with 16:14 and Julie King (Croydon) with 34.56m in the Junior Javelin.       PERFORMANCES BY SURREY ATHLETES AND PARTIAL TEAM SCORES.

(18) OLYMPIC GAMES, MUNICH, GERMANY, 31ST AUGUST / 9TH SEPTEMBER 1972

(19) WOMENS INTER-COUNTY AGAINST WARWICKSHIRE & YORKSHIRE, SOLIHULL, 30TH SEPTEMBER 1972

(20) AAA JUNIOR & YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS, KIRKBY, 30TH SEPTEMBER 1972

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