England Championships, Sheffield – Feb 24 2018

                 

Team Hounslow’s Tyra Khambai-Anna ’The Bishop Wand Church of England School girl became the first Team Hounslow athlete to win a national title when winning the under 15 girls 60 m in Sheffield

Showing her dominance from the first round, Tyra went into the final as the favourite and didn’t let herself down, flying out of the blocks and despite a small stumble was able to run clear of the field and claim the gold medal in time of 7.82.

Tyra now aims to add the Middlesex title to her already impressive indoor c.v which also includes South of England champion.

Tyra joined Team Hounslow AC 2 years ago after be spotted by her coach Jonathan Barbour at a schools sports hall athletics event.

After the medal presentation, Tyra said ‘ I was a little nervous coming into this competition as I had a injury which meant I was unable to train properly for 3 weeks after winning the London Games. I would like to thank my coach Jonathan and my mum for helping me win this medal.

Tyra is part of the Speed Development Academy based at Osterley sports and athletics centre, and is a member of Team Hounslow A.C.

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