Sports Bursary Profile 

Laura Armorgie, Fashion

Sport: Athletics - High Jump

 

 

Current level/ranking:

  • 8th – Uk Senior Rankings (2017)
  • 2nd  – England U23 Senior Championships
  • 6th  – UK U23 Rankings

 

Recent Achievements:

  • Gold Medal at the Southern Athletics Championships
  • Second Place at the Southern Inter-county Championships
  • 5th place at the National Age group Championships
  • Personal best of 1.82m
  • 8th Uk senior rankings (2017)
  • Represented England 3 times (Most recent in 2018 - Czech Republic)
  • Silver medal at her first ever BUCS
  • Holds the SU Athletics club records for 100m, 100mH, and High Jump.

Ambitions:

  • Laura's most successful achievement of the season so far has been the England Athletics National Championships, where she jumped an equal season’s best of 1.76m and came 5th overall. Laura was over the moon with this as it was one of the strongest fields Laura has ever particpiated within and it was great to be attempting heights she haven’t tried in over 2 years. This currently puts Laura 2cm below the British Senior Championship qualification.  Her aim is to achieve this standard and continue reaching heights and getting closer to her personal best. It is very exciting to think ahead to when Laura's nerve problem is no longer there and she can have full use of her take off leg - something that may or may not happen by the end of this season. 

  • For now, Laura is working on perfecting her shorter run up to aim for higher heights, as well as continuing investigating what exactly is going on with my nerve.

 

 


 

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