London Youth Games

Friday, July 22, 2016

Already standing 6ft 1in tall at the tender age of 14, Highgate Harriers’ Dominic Ogbechie clearly has a knack for defying gravity – and the sky is the limit for the prodigious teenager.

Jesse Hopkins had a busy but successful weekend as he starred for both his school, St Paul’s, and his club side Highgate Harriers.

Haringey’s volleyball manager Michael Omojudi vowed to go one better at next year’s London Youth Games after the girls’ team claimed silver at the weekend.

Haringey’s BMX team have claimed the first London Youth Games medal in their history by winning silver at Burgess Park in Southwark.

Haringey’s male basketball team have secured their spot at the London Youth Games basketball finals after a thrilling day at University of East London’s Sportsdock complex on Saturday.

Haringey Aquatics are sending a record number of swimmers to the London Regional Championships, which are taking place at Crystal Palace and the London Aquatics Centre during May.

Haringey’s youngsters were in sparkling form, winning three medals in sportshall athletics and the boys’ football in the London Youth Games at Crystal Palace.

Great Britain basketball captain Drew Sullivan was in attendance to observe a golden day for Haringey’s Greig City Academy as their girls’ teams both triumphed at the London Youth Games schools finals.

Haringey’s girls team took home the bronze medal and had a day to remember at the London Youth Games indoor finals at Lord’s on Sunday.

Haringey’s girls’ cricket team have made it through to a prestigious final at Lord’s after progressing unbeaten through the London Youth Games indoor qualifiers at the weekend.

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Highgate Harriers completed a double on home soil as their men’s and women’s teams both won gold medals in the London Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill Fields.

Haringey’s diving team came third at the London Youth Games, handing a boost to local residents who are hoping to save the diving pool at Park Road Leisure Centre.

Haringey topped the list of newcomers to the BMX event at the London Youth Games.

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England’s most-capped female footballer handed Haringey students a cheque for £2,000 to help encourage youngsters to get involved in a range of sports in the borough.

Greig City Academy’s girls enjoyed a highly successful day at the London Youth Games basketball finals day, with the Under-14s winning gold for Haringey and the Under-16s securing silver.

Alexandra Park’s Under-14 boys badminton team won bronze in the regional final of the National Schools Championship, which doubled as the London Youth Games, at Crystal Palace.

The Haringey boys’ cricket team picked up a bronze medal after competing in the indoor cricket finals of the London Youth Games at Lord’s.

Haringey’s girls cricket team have joined their male counterparts in making it through to next month’s London Youth Games indoor cricket finals at Lords.

Haringey’s young cricketers have progressed through to the indoor cricket final of the London Youth Games and will play at Lord’s after going unbeaten through the male qualifiers at the weekend.

Haringey launched the new Balfour Beatty London Youth Games year in superb style as they won the overall male cross-country competition at Parliament Hill Fields on Saturday.

Kate Meredith led the way as Highgate Harriers’ women won the London Cross-Country Championships title on home soil at Parliament Hill Fields on Saturday.

Haringey are celebrating their best ever London Youth Games after finishing eighth out of 33 boroughs and winning the ‘most improved borough’ award.

Haringey’s junior fencers sprung a surprise by winning gold at the London Youth Games in Redbridge at the weekend.

Haringey’s young basketball teams are two games from London Youth Games glory after both qualified for this summer’s finals.

Haringey’s youngsters will soon be able to take on neighbouring north London boroughs on a regular basis, after an injection of funding from this year’s Balfour Beatty Sports Development Grants.

Haringey enjoyed a glittering week at the London Youth Games as the borough’s young sporting stars picked up four medals at Crystal Palace.

A Haringey school charged to London Youth Games netball glory on Tuesday.

Haringey’s Angus Pedersen won the men’s doubles title at the under-17s English National Badminton Championship at the weekend.

There was double medal glory for Haringey as the borough’s unbeatable girls basketball team defended their title at the London Youth Games finals.

Haringey boys’ cricket team did their borough proud at the London Youth Games indoor cricket finals at Lord’s on Sunday.

Haringey boys cricket team will travel to the home of cricket with dreams of glory this weekend as they compete in the London Youth Games indoor cricket finals.

Haringey boys’ team have booked a date at Lord’s after winning a place at the indoor cricket finals of the London Youth Games on March 3.

Tottenham’s Olympic basketball star Pops Mensah-Bonsu believes Team GB’s performances at London 2012 have inspired a new generation of local youngsters.

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