Harry off to Palace!

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HARRY Pilkington has qualified for the British Schools’ Modern Biathlon Championships a week on Sunday at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre.

The Schools’ Modern Biathlon comprises of a 50m swim and a 500m run.

Points are awarded for each discipline and Harry’s times put him ninth in the individual ranking for Year 7 Boys.

The 12-year-old, who will represent his school St Christopher’s in Accrington, is preparing well for the Championships, training twice a week at Burnley Athletic Club and up to five times a week at Burnley Bobcats.