Sarah throws a county record with the hammer

Sarah Stanhope.
Sarah Stanhope.

UNDER 20 hammer thrower Sarah Stanhope has broken the Lincolnshire record.

Sarah - who is from Wrangle but trains at Loughborough - broke the county record on Sunday, throwing 48.56m.

She was competing in Loughborough, having thrown 47.66m the previous day in a contest at Peterborough.

In her first competition of the year, Sarah threw at Loughborough and equalled her 2011 personal best with a throw of 47.81m.

Sarah has also thrown over the English Schools National Standard for this season.

She spent the winter months training indoors with her coach John Pearson at Loughborough College, where she also studies.