Emily making great strides in growing athletics career

Sprinter Emily Davis from Whitley Bay High School who has been selected to repesent English Schools in an athletics event.'REF 2606130288
Sprinter Emily Davis from Whitley Bay High School who has been selected to repesent English Schools in an athletics event.'REF 2606130288

A Whitley Bay teenager had a boost to her athletics career when she represented England at a prestigious competition in Birmingham.

Emily Davis, 14, a pupil at Whitley Bay High School, trains with North Shields Poly and was selected to compete in the English Schools Athletics Championship.

Emily initially competed for her school, but went on to be selected to represent North Tyneside at the Northumberland Schools’ Championship at Gateshead before being selected to represent the county at the Inter County Championships, which took place at Middlesbrough.It was there she won 100m gold and silver in the 200m.

She was then picked to race the 200m at the English Schools National Athletics Championships for North Tyneside, where she ran the first heat.