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Andover Athletic’s Holly Mills Wins Gold

Image courtesy of England Athletics

Andover Athletic’s Holly Mills has won Gold in the women’s long jump at the 2017 Bahamas Commonwealth Youth Games.

Team England opening ceremony flagbearer Holly Mills took the gold medal in the women’s long jump with a leap of 6.19m in her first round – one that proved unbeatable.

Image courtesy of England Athletics

Teammate Lucy Hadaway from the City of York club claimed bronze with jump of 5.90m.

Holly said “I can’t put the last few days into words. First to carry the flag at the opening ceremony and now to win gold, it’s been unbelievable. When I won all the emotion came out, I was laughing, crying, I didn’t know what to do! I was ecstatic. It’s been the most amazing couple of days ever.”

You can follow Holly and the rest of the England Team online via the England Athletics Facebook page and Twitter account.

You can find out more about Holly and follow her via her website, Facebook page and Twitter account.

Andover Athletics Club shared Holly’s joy

Congratulations to Holly who took gold in the Bahamas last night!

Pubblicato da Andover Athletics Club su Venerdì 21 luglio 2017

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