Gold for Mohan

Gold medalist Robert Mohan
Gold medalist Robert Mohan

THURLBY’S Robert Mohan, competing for Loughborough University, won the Shot Putt title at the British Universities Indoor Championships at Sheffield at the weekend.

Robert, pictured, improved on his bronze medal performance from last year and broke the 16m barrier for the first time with a new personal best of 16.14m.

He was presented with his medal by Tony Minichiello, coach to World Champion heptathlete Jessica Ennis.

The former Bourne Grammar School pupil, enjoyed a highly successful 2010, during which he competed for England and was named Lincolnshire’s Sportsman of the Year.