Blackburn Harrier – Sophie Hitchon – was in Poland at the weekend competing in her fourth competition of the year just a week before the British Championships & Olympic Trials being held in Birmingham. She has really been on the move in Olympic year competing in Jamaica, Beijing, Germany and now Poland.

Sophie finished 2nd in the Polish competition with a seasons best throw of 71.86m and the reigning British Champion in the Hammer was happy with her latest outing, telling the Club “I was pleased with the result and getting a SB, looking forward to competing at Birmingham this weekend. It is always a great atmosphere”.