Michael Strikes Gold at Firmus Fab Five Series

NJAC ends the training season on a high with 10 year old Michael Uhomoibhi bringing home gold in the Under 13 Shot Putt event after throwing the metal ball more than 5m during his first event at the Mary Peters track in Belfast.

Michael also tried out the U13 Boys 75m Hurdles as he along with three other young athletes from Newcastle Athletics Juniors, including his sister Anna, participated in a range of events at Meet 3 of the Firmus Fab Five series. Callum Cope and Alex Johnston joined the Uhomoibhi siblings at the event for an enjoyable evening in the sun on Thursday 31st May.  Well done to all with Anna and Alex taking part in the U15 Girls 75m Hurdles and U15 Girls Long Jump. Anna also tried out the U15 Girls Shot Putt and Meet  1 double gold medallist Callum took part in the U11 Boys 100m.

The final two meets of the Firmus Fab Five series which caters for everyone aged 8 to 80+ take place on the 9th August and 31st August 2018. Further information can be obtained from the Athletics NI website at https://athleticsni.org/Fixtures/Firmus-Series.