Sarah throws a Lincolnshire county record

Sarah Stanhope (right).
Sarah Stanhope (right).

SARAH Stanhope moved to ninth in the UK under 20 hammer rankings in her final meet of the season... also recording a new Lincolnshire record in her age group.

Competing at Loughborough at the weekend, Sarah (pictured right with Olympic hammer thrower Sophie Hitchon). threw the 4kg hammer over 50m.

Her best throw was 50.86m, which moves her to ninth in the UK standings.

Sarah has had a successful season, finishing eighth in the under 20 UK Championships, fourth at the English Schools Championships and retaining her county title.

She also respresented Lincolnshire in the Senior Inter-Counties event, where she finished eighth.

Sarah, from Wrangle, recently moved to Loughborough, where she is studying for a degree in sports science.

She is looking forward to training with the Loughborough squad without having to make the three-hour round trip she has been making ion recent years to team up with her coach.