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Local girl misses out on place in World Youth Championships Final

12th July 2013
Posted by Chris Tiernan

Southend schoolgirl Moesha Howard, aged 16, achieved a personal best but unfortunately was still unable to qualify for the World Youth Championships Final.

Moesha a pupil at Futures College finished in fourth place and narrowly missed a fastest losers spot.  She said “my start wasn’t great, but I put a lot of work in the middle and I put what I could into the race.  It wasn’t the time I was hoping for, but a lot of people are running well”.

Representing Great Britain for the first time, Moesha ran 14.11s in her heat.