Athletics: Brothers putt in a personal best

PUBLISHED: 11:54 17 February 2006 | UPDATED: 21:42 28 May 2010

Dan, Martin and Roger Tinkler.

Dan, Martin and Roger Tinkler.

THE weekend proved to be another successful one for March field athletes, Dan, Martin and Roger Tinkler. At the Eastern Counties Indoor Championships in King s Lynn, Dan threw a personal best 15.98m, to win the under-20 shot putt. Making his return from i

THE weekend proved to be another successful one for March field athletes, Dan, Martin and Roger Tinkler.

At the Eastern Counties Indoor Championships in King's Lynn, Dan threw a personal best 15.98m, to win the under-20 shot putt.

Making his return from illness, Martin took first place in the under-17 shot with a throw of 13.91m.

And youngest brother Roger, competing in his first indoor championships, performed extremely well to take second in the under-15 shot with a throw of 8.49m.

Dan and Martin are now setting their sights on the AAA Indoor Championships in Birmingham on March 4 and 5. They start the outdoor season on April 9 at the Peterborough Open meeting.


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