Mohan takes silver in European competition

Bourne's Jenna Mohan
Bourne's Jenna Mohan
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Bourne Grammar School student and Nene Valley Harrier Jenna Mohan won the silver medal in the javelin at the European Catholic Games at Kecskemét, Hungary.

Mohan had not been able to train for three weeks due to an ankle injury but struggled through to impressively take second place. She was also fourth in the discus and shot put, missing out on a medal in the latter by 2cm.

The Great Britain team finished second to France and Mohan, who captained the Great Britain athletics team the event, had the pleasure of collecting the trophy.

On her return, Mohan was delighted to discover that she had been selected to represent the North East at the UK School Games in Sheffield in September.

Mohan is the top-ranked U17 javelin thrower in the region which extends from Lincolnshire to the Scottish Borders with a personal best of 34.67m.

She said: “I was not expecting to be picked for the games because I chose to go to Hungary instead of the English Schools Championships but I am really pleased to be 
going.

“Both of my older brothers Robert and Adam competed in the UK School Games and really enjoyed the
experience.”