James is in top athletics form

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Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan

Boston and District Athletic Club athlete Charlie James has been in fine form.

The 13-year-old claimed top places in two recent open meetings.

In his first-ever open competition at the Costello Stadium in Hull he took gold medal position with a personal best hammer throw of 34.02m during the Humberside Track and Field event.

He also claimed bronze medals in the shot putt and discus, with throws of 9.68m and 20.93m respectively.

Charlie’s hard training also paid off at the Kit Bell Memorial Open meeting at the King George V stadium in Grimsby, where he came away with a first place trophy by throwing the shot 10.14m.

He also stretched his high jump personal best to 1.45m for a second place.