Lydia stars for county

Lydia Stanfield
Lydia Stanfield

Lydia Stanfield has had an impressive season with the javelin at Burnley Athletic Club.

Lydia has improved week on week, taking last year’s form into this season, which has seen her win a silver medal at the County Championships in May. This performance ensured she was selected to represent Lancashire in the Inter Counties competition at Derby earlier this month, where she again finished second with a throw of 27.15m, smashing the under 15 club record in the process.

Lydia has only just moved up into the under 15 age group and has another year at this level, where under the tutorship of her coach and grandad Mike Linaker she can only improve further.

If anybody wants to take up athletics, visit burnleyac.co.uk for details.