The success of the 70s pales in comparison to the junior section’s achievements in the 1980s. A list of the top performers follows (apologies for mistakes and any I’ve missed): –

Sian Morris – Welsh Champion sprinter and international; the club’s first and only GB international; bronze medallist in the Commonwealth Games.

Julie Tayler – Welsh javelin Champion and international; the club’s first and only UK gold medal winner.

Louise Copp – Welsh XC Champion and international.

Kathy Williams – Welsh XC/Track Champion and international.

Debbie Crowley – Welsh XC/Track Champion and international.

Julie Crowley – Welsh XC/Track Champion and international.

Michelle Lloyd – Welsh Sprint Champion and international.

Beverly Morgan – Welsh XC/Track Champion and international.

Joanne and Clare Tayler – Welsh T&F Champions and internationals.

Sean Whelan – Welsh Track Champion and international.

Ceri Stephens – Welsh Sprint Champion and international.

Paula Thomas – Welsh Track Champion and international.

Lisa and Laura Carthew – Welsh XC Champions and internationals.

Written by John Davies

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