SOUTH WEST SPORTS NEWS guide to athletics on twitter

David King hurdles silhouetteSouth West Sports News is passionate about how twitter enables us to interact and discover new sports or sports clubs. 

Here is our on-going list of South West/South Wales athletic clubs to track on twitter. 

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ATHLETICS: HUNT SETS NEW SCHOOLS STANDARD

Dorset athlete Nick Hunt enjoyed a sensational, record-breaking 2012 South West Schools Combined Events Championships at Exeter Arena.

The annual regional championship - one of six across the country and attended by the national organiser - attracted more than 100 athletes with Porchester School's Hunt setting new standards.

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PACE SETTING JEMMA SIMPSON

British women's 800 metre champoion Jemma Simpson, photograph courtesy & copyright pinnacle photo agency ukCornwall's 2010 UK 800 metre champion Jemma Simpson is in winter training ahead of next year's 2012 London Olympics.

As ever South West Sports News aims to keep track of the Beijing Olympian when she returns to competitive action next year.

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2012 SOUTH WEST SCHOOLS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Devon hudler David King in full flight, image courtesy & copyright David Rowntree

The 2012 South West Schools Athletics Championships were held at Exeter Arena on Saturday.

In searching for the results from the competition I chanced upon the Somerset Schools Athletic Association website – a real gem.

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