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Showdown for ex-Diss athletes

PUBLISHED: 09:46 10 June 2009 | UPDATED: 11:07 12 July 2010

There was a showdown of former Diss athletes in Ware, Herts at the weekend.

In the league third division north, field judge Reg Wright found himself judging the shot and discus where two ex-Diss AC men were competing against one another.

There was a showdown of former Diss athletes in Ware, Herts at the weekend.

In the league third division north, field judge Reg Wright found himself judging the shot and discus where two ex-Diss AC men were competing against one another.

Leo Barker, now competing for Havering, won the shot with a putt of over 12 metres. Simon Bowman, now with West Norfolk AC, went on to win the hammer event with a throw of over 41 metres - his best throw so far this season.

On Saturday, the Norfolk Schools' Championships will take place at Norwich, starting at 11am.

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