Sporting Highlights

September 2020

Athletics

Huge congratulations to Harriet Medlen who is 20th in the UK as U14 100m, after improving her time to 13.28 seconds.

Cricket

Congratulations to Henry and Fred Smith who played for the Sevenoaks Vine 1st XI on Saturday 12 September.

Equestrian

Huge well done to Abi Scott who has qualified for the NSEA National Dressage Championships national finals. She took two horses, came fourth with Ronnie and won with Barney, qualifying for the finals in November. At the start of the month she competed her horse, Ronnie, at the NSEA show jumping qualifier and won both the 1m and 1m10 classes qualifying for the National SJ Championships, which have just been postponed from October to April 2021.

Fencing

British Fencing have invited the following Sevenoaks fencers onto their Athlete Development Programme 2020/21:

  • Maddie Gale (foil)
  • Woser Prossor (foil)
  • Piero Steiner (epee)
  • Amelie Tsang (foil)

Hockey

Paul van Velsen has been selected in the Sevenoaks Hockey Club Men's 1st XI squad for the forthcoming season. 

Sailing

Jamie Elder and Ferdinand Beier (both Y11) have been taking part in the BSDRA eSailing Schools Team Racing Championships which has been running through May and June – they qualified through to the U17 finals in July but narrowly missed out on the win. 

Swimming

Good luck to Lara Barlett (Y12) who will be doing a Channel swim at the end of the month. 

Izzy and Eva Okaro and Demi Alli have recently been selected to attend the Swim England National Development Programme 2020. 

Tennis

Annabel Nuijens and Janani Sivayogan were in the Sundridge Park ladies doubles final at the weekend. They got to one set all but just lost out 6-10 in the championship tie break. Coach Sarah Wray won the mixed doubles.

Tommy Cuomo and Matthew McClain represented London & South East in an LTA-organised U11 tournament against East & Central England at Queenswood School. The pair had a great experience competing alongside some of the best in their age group.