September 07, 2017 10:59 PM

Golden Double to end season

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club’s top young sprinter, Jaleel Roper, ended an outstanding season for both himself and his athletic club with a gold medal-winning double at the England Athletics Championships at Bedford over the weekend, writes Tom Pollak.


Jaleel posted two lifetime best times in taking the boys under 15 100 and 200m titles, equalling the British record in the longer sprint. It means that in 36 races he contested during the year he was unbeaten in major championships lifting four English, three South of England, the English and Surrey schools 100m and two Surrey County titles during a remarkable year.


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