OWEN Richardson continued his excellent summer with a successful debut as part of the Team GB under-20 squad running a superb first leg of the 4x400 metres relay at the Loughborough International.

Team GB came through finish second in a closely fought race in a time of 3mins 11:64secs, which sees the squad top the under-20 UK rankings and they are second for senior ranking.

This success came hot on the heels of double victory at the Hampshire County Championships.

Richardson won the under-20 men’s 100 metres in a new championship record of 10.59sec, after winning the 200 metres title the day before.

He was one of a whole host of Basingstoke and Mid Hants athletes to win medals at the event.

Ben Pattison won both the under-15 boys 800m and 300m in championship records.

Mair Edwards won the under-17 100m and 200m spirit double, the second in a new championship record. In the same age group, Hannah Haugvik took gold in the 80m and 300m hurdles and then added a high jump silver.

Isabel Pinder won golds in the under-13 girls 800m and high jump, as well as silvers in the 200m and long jump.

Devon Brimecome collected a full set of medals with gold in the under-20 women’s 400m hurdles, silver (200m) and bronze (400m). Kierra Barker also won gold in the same age group for the long jump and Lydia Sommers won the same event at under-17 .

Iona Irvine collected under-13 girls medals, with a gold in the 70m hurdles, high jump silver and bronzes in 100m, 200m and long jump. Catherine Edwards won the under-15 girls 100m and added a silver in the 200m.

Andy Blow won the senior men’s 110m hurdles with clubmate Sam Sleap third. Blow also picked up a bronze in the 100m. In the 800 metres, Luca Chiossone came second and Daniel Short third. Myles Richardson took bronze in the 400m.

Jonty Davison won three under-20 men's medals with a silver in the 200m and bronzes in the 400m and 400m hurdles. Caius Joseph took silver in the shot.

Malachi Gair won silver in the under-17 boy’s high jump and there were bronze medals for Harry Richardson (800m) and Matthew Beale (110m hurdles).

There were three more bronze medals in the under-15 boys from Jake Watts (300m), Reece Sharman-Newell (80m hurdles) and Kai Ruffle (long jump).

Anne Flitcroft (100m hurdles) and Martha Bilsland (javelin) both won under-20 women's bronze medals.

In the under-17 women’s 300m Amber Clare took silver and Lydia Sommers was third, while Rebecca Poole came second in the 1,500m steeplechase and third in the 3,000m, Rebecca Bullock won bronze in the 800m, as did Emily Cornwall in the high jump, while Ameila Cook took silver in the shot.

Amy Lake won silver in the under-15 girls hammer and Daniella Nash-Oliver did the same in the under-13 girls discus.