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Loughborough firm's Commonwealth Games Success

Loughborough firm's Commonwealth Games Success

With clients competing in numerous sports across the recent Games in Birmingham, Loughborough Finance for Sport (LFS) had an excellent medal return to celebrate!

Below are some of the medal highlights:

In the 3×3 Basketball, client Jamell Anderson helped Team England win their first ever Gold medal in the fast-paced 3×3 format. A nail biting final, clinched in overtime over fierce rivals Australia.

Abbie Wood excelled in the pool, bringing home 5 medals! Wood secured Bronze in the Mixed 4 x 100m Medley Relay, Women’s 200m Individual Medley, Women’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay, and Silver in the Women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay and Mixed 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay.

Sophie Coldwell raced superbly as part of the Triathlon Mixed Relay, securing gold in emphatic fashion.

Athletics saw the most medal success for LFS clients.

Although frustrated with his performance, Harry Coppell secured Bronze in the Men’s Pole Vault clearing 5.50m & heads to Munich hungry for more.

Continuing her stellar season, Daryll Neita bought home two medals. Bronze in the Women’s 100m after a 10.90 second PB in the semi-final & anchoring the Women’s 4 x 100m Relay squad to silver just behind a strong Nigeria quartet.

Ojie Edoburun had the home crowd in raptures, confidently taking the baton on the final leg of the Men’s 4 x 100m Relay & extending England’s lead to win Gold with a time of 38.85 seconds.

Samantha Kinghorn showed incredible range winning Bronze in the T53/54 1500m.

Representing Guernsey, Alastair Chalmers ran an exceptional final 100m to win Bronze in the Men’s 400m hurdles; Guernsey’s first ever athletics medal!

Stu Spencer, LFS, said

‘Congratulations to all our friends and clients that competed in the Games, not to mention all those on the support & setup teams. It was great to see so much hard work resulting in exceptional performances. We’re proud to work alongside so many of the UK’s elite sportspeople & businesses.’

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