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Profiles on Hannah Jones, Emily Mitchell, Glen Elsdon, Dafydd Walters

Profiles on Hannah Jones, Emily Mitchell, Glen Elsdon, Dafydd Walters - written by Dr Hedydd Davies (Carmarthen Harriers Club President)

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Hannah Jones

Personal Bests

60 8.01i (2009); 100 12.6 (2005); 12.62(2005); 200 25.2 (2006); 25.43 (2006); 300 39.60 (2006)

400 60.1 (2006) 800 2.41.3  (2002); 1500 5.04.20i  (2006); JT 31.84 (2006)

Hannah Jones went to Ysgol Gymraeg Dewi Sant Primary School in Llanelli and then on to Ysgol y Strade Secondary School also in Llanelli

She was in primary school an outstanding cross country runner winning the Dyfed primary schools cross country championship and then going on to win the Dyfed against West Glamorgan primary schools cross country race which was held at Sandy Water Park Llanelli immediately before the SIAB Schools Cross Country International match

She joined Carmarthen and District Harriers Athletics Club and became a member of the excellent squad of sprinters

Hannah soon developed into an outstanding sprinter and won Welsh championships, and competed for Welsh Schools and Wales

One of her highlights was competing with friend and fellow Carmarthen member Emily Mitchell in the  2005 Celtic Games which was held at her home track in Carmarthen. At Carmarthen she was a member of the Welsh gold medal sprint relay team

At the 2006 Welsh Schools Championships at Brecon on 1 July 2006 Hannah won the middle girls 200m and 300m events. She was awarded the JDB Williams Trophy for the best female track performance of the day

Below is a summary of her main achievements:-

  • Winner of 9 Welsh Schools or Welsh Championship Gold Medals
  • Competed for Wales in 2 Celtic Games
  • Competed for Welsh Schools in 2 SIAB Schools Internationals
  • 2nd in UK U17 300m championship in 2006
  • Still holder of 4 Carmarthen Harriers Records

U15 200m 25.5 (recorded time twice in 2005); U15 300m 40.54 (2005)

U17 200m 25.2  (2006) and U17 300m 39.60 (2006)

Hannah Jones after 15 years still holds four Carmarthen Harriers Club records

U15 200                25.5        Brecon                  Welsh NASUWT Cup Final            13 Jul 2005

U15 200                25.5        Brecon                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final  21 Aug 2005

U15 300                40.54     Tullamore IRE    SIAB Schools International          16 July 2005

U17 200                25.2        Telford                 UK YA League Match                      4 Jun 2006

U17 300                39.60     Birmingham       AAA Under 17 Championships   6 Aug 2006

She was an excellent team member with Carmarthen Harriers, Dyfed Schools and West Wales teams

 

Milestones in Hannah Jones’s Athletics Career – 67 Recorded Performances – Main Results 

2002 First Year Under 13 Carmarthen Harriers (2 Recorded Performances)

800         2              2.41.3                    Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        11 May 2002

800         5              2.48.7                    Carmarthen                        Louise Arthur League Match        10 Aug 2002

                               

2003       Second Year Under 13 Carmarthen Harriers (3 Recorded Performances}

200         3              28.05                                                                     Welsh U13 Championships

300         1              44.2                        Cardiff                                  Urdd Festival                                      3 Jul 2003

Pen                        2122

 

2004 First Year Under 15 Carmarthen Harriers (4 Recorded Performances)

100         3              13.31                     Colwyn Bay                         Welsh U15 Championships          19 Jun 2004

100         1                                              Newport                              UK National Boys and Girls Ch     25 Jun 2004

200         2              27.17i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoor U15 Champs           25 Jan 2004

200         3              26.66                     Colwyn Bay                         Welsh U15 Championships          20 Jun 2020

 

2005 Second Year Under 15 Carmarthen Harriers (18 Recorded Performances)

100         1              12.6                        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    21 Aug 2005

100                         12.62                     Birmingham                        AAA U15 Championships              13 Aug 2005

100         1              12.64                     Cardiff                                  Welsh U15 Championships         18 Jun 2005

12.7        1              12.7                        Aberdare                             Welsh Junior League                       30 Apr 2005

200         1              25.5                        Brecon                                  Welsh Schools NAS UWT Cup      13 Jul 2005

200         1              25.5                        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    21 Aug 2005

200         h             25.59                     Birmingham                        AAA U15 Championships              13 Aug 2005

200         1              25.7                        Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match         9 July 2005

200         1              25.8                        Brierley Hill                         UK YA Midlands League Match   5 Jun 2005

200         2              25.95                     Carmarthen                        Celtic Junior Games                        8 Aug 2005

200         8              26.00                     Birmingham                        AAA U15 Championships              14 Aug 2005

200         1              26.1                        Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships  2 Jul 2005

300         1              41.18                     Cardiff                                  Welsh U15 Championships         18 Jun 2005

 

2006 First Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (27 Recorded Performances)

100         1              12.59                     Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships         9 Jul 2006

100         1              12.9                        Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match         27 May 2006

200         1              25.43                     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships  1 Jul 2006

200         3              25.66                     Waterford IRE                   Celtic Junior Games                        12 Aug 2006

200         1              25.7                        Birmingham                        UK YA Midlands League Match   23 Jul 2006

200         1              26.0                        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools championships     10 Jun 2006

200         1              26.3                        Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match         27 May 2006

200         1              26.93                     Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships         9 Jul 2006

300         2              39.60                     Birmingham                        AAA Under 17 Championships    6 Aug 2006

300         1s            39.7                        Birmingham                        AAA Under 17 Championships    5 Aug 2006

300         3              39.71                     Grangemouth SCO          SIAB Schools International          15 Jul 2006

300         1              39.93                     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships  1 Jul 2006

300         2h           41.1                        Birmingham                        AAA U17 Championships              5 Aug 2006

300         1              41.2                        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    10 Jun 2006

300         1              41.34                     Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships         9 Jul 2006

300         1              41.85i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U17 Champs        28 Jan 2006        

300         h             42.35i                    Birmingham                        AAA Indoors U17 Champs             4 Mar 2006

400         1              60.1                        Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        13 May 2006      

1500       4              5.04.20i                                 Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoor U17 Champs           28 Jan 2006

JT            1              31.84                     Telford                                 UK YA Midlands League Match   4 Jun 2006

 

2007       Second Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (2 Recorded Performances)

200         1              25.50                     Cardiff                                  Welsh Open Meeting                     6 Jun 2007

300         2              41.19i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U17 Champs         27 Jan 2007

 

2009 Second Year Under 20 Swansea Harriers (16 Recorded Performances)

60           3              8.01                        Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U20 Champs         7 Feb 2008

100         1              12.70                     Neath                                   West Wales Championships        10 May 2008

100         6              12.70                     Cardiff                                  UK YA Midlands League Match   6 Jun 2008

100         3              12.73                     Birmingham                        UK YA Midlands League Match   26 Apr 2008

100         1              12.75                     Swansea                              Welsh Senior League                      28 Jul 2008

100         6              12.75w                  Grangemouth                   UK Women’s League Match         2 Aug 2008

100         2              12.95                     Cardiff                                  Welsh Schools Championships   4 Jul 2008

200         1              25.69                     Swansea                              Welsh Senior League                      28 Jul 2008

200         2              25.79                     Newport                              Welsh U20 Championships          7 Jun 2008

200         2              25.85                     Cardiff                                  Welsh Schools Championships   4 Jul 2008

200         3              26.01                     Swansea                              Welsh Inter Regional Champs     30 Aug 2008

 

Emily Mitchell

Personal Bests

60 7.89i (2006); 12.2 (2006); 12.46 (2006); 25.28i (2006); 300 42.4 (2006)

LJ 4.59 (2006); TJ 9.16 (2006)

Emily lived in laugharne; a small town made famous by the poet Dylan Thomas. Laugharne is fifteen miles from the County town of Carmarthen

She was a good runner at primary school and at Dyffryn Taf Secondary School at Whitland

Emily joined Carmarthen and District Harriers Athletics Club at an early age and became a member of Carmarthen Harriers sprints group

She soon developed into a fine athlete and in the under 13 age group she won  eight (7 gold and 1 silver Welsh championships medals), which was an unbelievable achievement

In all Emily won 14 Welsh schools or Welsh individual Gold medals and competed for Wales in 3 Celtic Games

Summary of Emily Mitchell’s main achievements;-

  • Winner of 14 Welsh Schools or Welsh Championship Gold Medals
  • Competed for Wales in 3 Celtic Games
  • Competed for Welsh Schools in 1 SIAB Schools International match

Emily and Hannah Jones competed against each other on several occasions. However, in the 2005 Celtic Games on their home track in Carmarthen they competed for Wales in different events

Emily throughout her athletics career was a very faithful member of Carmarthen Harriers and an excellent team member of Dyfed Schools and West Wales teams

Both Emily and Hannah are very appreciative of the support they have had from family, friends and Carmarthen Harriers coaches and team managers

 

Milestones in Emily Mitchell’s Athletics Career -60 Recorded Performances – Main Results 

2002 First Year Under 13 Carmarthen Harriers (4 Recorded Performances)

60           1              8.63                        Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U13 Champs        19 Jan 2002

100         1              13.87                     Newport                              Welsh U13 Championships         8 Jun 2002

200         2              29.90                     Newport                              Welsh U15 Championships          9 Jun 2002

200         1              29.60                     Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U13 Champs        20 Jan 2002

 

2003 Second Year Under 13 Carmarthen Harriers (3 Recorded Performances)

60           1              8.63i                      Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U13 Champs       

100         1              13.26                                                                     Welsh  U13 Championships

200         1              29.57i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U13 Champs

200         1              28.44                                                                     Welsh U13 Championships

 

2004 First Year Under 15 Carmarthen Harriers (5 Recorded Performances) 

60           2              8.36i                       Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoor U15 Champs           24 Jan 2004

100         7              13.54                     Grangemouth SCO          Celtic Junior Games                        7 Aug 2004

200         3              27.54i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U15 Champs         25 Jan 2004        

100         1              13.1                        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    23 Aug 2004

200         3              27.6                        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    23 Aug 2004

 

2005 Second Year Under 15 Carmarthen Harriers (19 Recorded Performances)

60                           7.90i                       Birmingham                        AAA  U15 Indoor Championship 27 Feb 2005

60           4              8.00i                       Glasgow                               Scotland U15 Championships      5 Feb 2005

60           4              8.03i                       Birmingham                        AAA U15 Indoor Championships 26 Feb 2005

60           1              8.04i                       Birmingham                        Birmingham Games                        29 Jan 2005

60           1              8.11i                      Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoor U15 Champs          8 Jan 2005

100         1              12.5                        Aberdare                             Welsh Junior League Match         30 Apr 2005       

100         1              12.57                     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships  2 Jul 2005

100         1              12.8                        Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match         9 Jul 2005

100         h             12.95                     Birmingham                        AAA U15 Championships              13 Aug 2005

100         1              13.1                        Carmarthen                        Louise Arthur League Match        22 May 2005

100         4              13.16                     Carmarthen                        Celtic Junior Games                        6 Aug 2005

200         1              25.7                        Aberdare                             Welsh Junior League Match         30 Apr 2005

200         s              25.90i                    Birmingham                        AAA Indoor U15 Championships 27 Feb 2005

200         4              26.02i                    Birmingham                        AAA Indoor U15 Championships 27 Feb 2005

200         h             26.05                     Birmingham                        AAA U15 Championships              14 Aug 2005

200         1              26.15i                    Birmingham                        Birmingham Games                        29 Jan 2005

200         2              26.19i                    Glasgow                               Scottish Indoor U15 Champs       5 Feb 2005

200         1              26.43i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoor U15 Champs          9 Jan 2005

200         1              27.0                        Carmarthen                        Louise Arthur League Match        22 May 2005

300         4              40.54                     Tullamore IRE                    SIAB Schools International          16 Jul 2005

 

2006 First Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (28 Recorded Performances)       

60          h             7.89i                       Birmingham                        AAA Indoor U17 Champs               5 Mar 2006

60           1              7.95i                       Birmingham                        Birmingham Indoor Games          25 Feb 2006

100         1              12.2                        Yate                                       UK YA Midlands League Match   21 May 2006

100         3              12.33w                  Waterford IRE                   Celtic Junior Games                        12 Aug 2006

100         6              12.46                     Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships          18 Jun 2006        

100         1              12.57                     Cardiff                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    27 Aug 2006

100         1              12.59                     Cardiff                                  Welsh Schools Championships  9 Jul 2006

100         5              12.62                     Grangemouth SCO          SIAB Schools International          15 Jul 2006         

100         1              12.7                        Telford                                 UK YA Midlands League Match   4 Jun 2006

100         1              12.8                        Neath                                   UK YA Midlands League Match   30 Apr 2006

200         h             25.28i                    Birmingham                        AAA Indoors U17 Champs             4 Mar 2006

200         1              25.5                        Telford                                 UK YA Midlands League Match   4 Jun 2006

200         7              25.53w                  Grangemouth SCO          SIAB Schools International          15 Jul 2006

200         3              25.69i                    Birmingham                        Birmingham Indoor Games          25 Feb 2006

200         1              25.79i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoor U17 Champs          28 Jan 2006

200         5              25.9                        Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships          28 Jan 2006

200         2              26.1                        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    10 Jun 2006

200         1              26.28                     Cardiff                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    27 Aug 2006

200         1              26.90                     Cardiff                                  Welsh Schools Championships  9 Jul 2006           

 

2007 Second Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (9 Recorded Performances)

60           3h           8.04i                       Cardiff                                  UWIC Grand Prix                               20 Jan 2007

60           2              8.07i                       Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoor U17 Champs           27 Jan 2007

100         5h           12.75                     Bedford                               CAU Inter County Champs            28 May 2007

100                         13.1                        Carmarthen                        Dyfed School Championships      9 Jun 2007

200         2h           25.96i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoor Senior Champs      13 Jan 2007

200                         27.31i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U20 Champs         28 Jan 2007

300         3              43.7                        Birmingham                        UK YA Midland League Match     6 May 2007

 

2008 First Year Under 20 Carmarthen Harriers (4 Recorded Performances)

200         2h           26.57i                    Birmingham                        Birmingham Games                        3 Feb 2008

200         3h           26.77i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U20 Champs         13 Jan 2008

200         3              26.89i                    Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U20 Champs         13 Jan 2008

200         2              27.0                        Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match         26 May 2008

 

 

Glen Elsdon and Dafydd Walters

 

Ossie Morgan for 30 years from 1985 coached Carmarthen Harriers hurdlers at the Carmarthen Athletic Track. Every year he produced 4-8 Welsh champions and internationals. Both James Archampong and Heather Jones competed for Great Britain. He would be at the Carmarthen Track twice a week and travelled miles to see his athletes compete

Two of his athletes were Glen Elsdon and Dafydd Walters and both did exceedingly well in the hurdles event

Glen Elsdon

Lead Coach Ossie Morgan (d)   Personal Bests

60 6.96i (2017); 100 10.85 (2017); 200 21.97 (2016); 300 36.97i (2013)

400 53.567 (2011); 800 2.12.63

Glen lived In Tavernspite and went to Dyffryn Taf Secondary School in Whitland

He joined Carmarthen and District Athletics Club at an early age and his father Bill was an excellent member of the coaching staff

As an under 13 member, he competed in all events and was a member of the Carmarthen Harriers Welsh championship gold medal road relay winning teams

Glen was good at all events and competed for Welsh Schools in two SIAB schools indoor pentathlon internationals

He then under Ossie Morgan’s guidance  went on to specialize in the hurdles and sprints

Below is a summary of his successes:-

  • Winner of 21 Welsh championship medals (10 gold, 8 silver and 3 bronze). Four of the gold medals won in the Welsh senior hurdles championships
  • Competed for Welsh in 2 SIAB indoors pentathlon internationals
  • Competed for Wales in international competitions both in UK and abroad

In 2005 as an U13 athlete he won 4 Welsh Championships ( 2 LJ, 1HJ and 1pen).12 years  later in 2017 he won the Welsh senior 110m hurdles championship

Glen was an excellent member of the Carmarthen and District Harriers Athletics Club and always  competed with pride in Welsh schools and Welsh Inter Regional Championships

 

2004 First Year Under 13 Carmarthen Harriers 

800         2              2.45.99ICardiff                                   Welsh Indoors U13 Champs         24 Jan 2004

1500       3                              Newport                              Welsh Boys  & Girls Champs        5 June 2004

1500       2              5.05.61  Colwyn Bay                         Welsh U13 Championships          19 June 2004

HJ           3              1.45        Colwyn Bay                         Welsh U13 Championships          20 June 2004

LJ                            4.48

LJ            3              4.02        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior Cup Final                   23 Aug 2004       

 

2005 Second Year Under 13 Carmarthen Harriers (18 Recorded Performances)

75H        1              13.1        Newport                              Welsh Junior League Match         28 May 2005

75H        1              13.1        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    21 Aug 2005

75H        1              13.6        Carmarthen                        Louise Arthur League Match        9 Jul 2005

HJ           1              1.51        Cardiff                                  UK YA Midlands League Match   17 Jul 2005

HJ           1              1.50        Cardiff                                  Welsh U13 Championships         18 Jun 2005

HJ           1              1.43        Brierley Hill                         UK YA Midlands League Match   5 Jun 2005

LJ            1              4.77        Cardiff                                  Welsh U13 Championships         18 Jun 2005

LJ            1              4.70i      Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U13 Champs        8 Jan 2005

LJ            1              4.59        Aberdare                             Welsh Junior League Match         30 Apr 2005

Pen        1              1432       Cardiff                                  Welsh Schools CE Champs           25 Jun 2005

 

2006 First Year Under 15 Carmarthen Harriers (6 Recorded Performances)

60                           8.66i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U15 Champs         28 Jan 2006

80H                        13.9        Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        13 May 2006

HJ                           1.53        Carmarthen                        Louise Arthur League Match        7 Jul 2006

LJ                            4.98        Haverfordwest                 Gerald Codd Trophy Match          13 Aug 2006

Pen                        1577       Carmarthen                        Welsh Schools CE Champs            24 Jun 2006

 

2007 Second Year Under 15 Carmarthen Harriers (33 Recorded Performances)

60                           8.26i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U15 Champs         27 Jan 2007

60H                        9.96i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U15 Champs         28 Jan 2007

80H        2              12.9        Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match         28 May 2007

80H        1              12.9        Carmarthen                        Louise Arthur League Match        10 Jun 2007

80H                        13.05     Swansea                              Welsh U15 Championships          16 Jun 2007

80H                        13.1        Swansea                              West Wales Championships        13 May 2007

80H                        13.1        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    9 Jun 2007

HJ           4              1.60        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    9 Jun 2007

HJ           1              1.60        Haverfordwest                 Gerald Codd Trophy Match          12 Aug 2007

HJ                           1.55        Swansea                              Welsh U15 Championships          16 Jun 2007

HJ           2              1.50i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U15 Champs         28 Jan 2007

LJ                            5.10        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    19 Aug 2007

LJ                            4.95        Swansea                              Welsh U15 Championships          16 Jun 2007

Pen        4              2463       Cwmbran                            Welsh Schools CE Champs            30 Jun 2007

 

2008 First Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (29 Recorded Performances) 

200                         25.09     Glasgow                               SIAB Schools CE International     13 Dec 2008

800                         2.12.63  Carmarthen                        Welsh Schools CE Champs            28 Jun 2008

60H                        9.02i       Glasgow                               SIAB Schools CE International     13 Dec 2008

100H                      16.29     Carmarthen                        Welsh Schools CE Champs            28 Jun 2008

400H                      63.94     Brecon                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs     31 Aug 2008

400H                      65.89     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships   5 Jul 2008

HJ                           1.71        Carmarthen                        UK YA Midlands League Match   20 Jul 2008

LJ                            6.02i       Glasgow                               SIAB Schools CE International     13 Dec 2008

Pen        5              2357       Carmarthen                        Welsh Schools CE Champs            28 Dec 2008

Pen        3              2550i      Cardiff                                  Welsh Schools CE Champs            9 Nov 2008

Pen        14           2904i     Glasgow                              SIAB Schools CE International    13 Dec 2008

 

2009 Second  Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (38 Recorded Performances)

100         1              11.9        Yate                                       UK YA Midlands League Match   19 Jul 2009

200         2              24.1        Yate                                       UK YA Midlands League Match   19 Jul 2009

800                         2.18.78i                 Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors CE Champs            15 Nov 2009

60H                        8.77i       Glasgow                               SIAB Schools CE International     5 Dec 2009

80H        2              8.9i         Swansea                              West Wales Indoors Champs       18 Jan 2009

100H                      14.74     Swansea                              Welsh Schools CE Champs            27 Jun 2009

100H      1              15.3        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    13 Jun 2009

400H      2              60.6        Wrexham                            Welsh Senior League Match        8 Aug 2009

400H      3              61.10     Cardiff                                  Welsh Schools Championships   4 Jul 2009

400H      2              61.45     Swansea                              Welsh Inter Regional Champs     30 Aug 2009

400H      2              62.47     Neath                                   West Wales Championships        10 May 2009

HJ           2=           1.75        Derby                                    UK YA  Midlands League Match  24 May 2009

HJ           2              1.70        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    13 Jun 2009

LJ            2              5.85        Cardiff                                  Welsh Schools Championships   4 Jul 2009

LJ            1              5.81        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    13 Jun 2009

LJ            1              5.44        Neath                                   West Wales Championships        10 May 2009

LJ            5              5.43        Newport                              Welsh U17 Championships          7 Jun 2009

TJ            4              11.92     Swansea                              UK YA Midlands League Match   31 May 2009

TJ            3             11.69     Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Champs                   13 Jun 2009

Pen        2              2616       Swansea                              Welsh Schools CE Champs            27 Jun 2009

Pen        4              2674i      Cardiff                                  Welsh Schools CE Champs            15 Nov 2009

Pen        11           2845i     Glasgow                              SIAB Schools CE International    5 Dec 2009

 

2010 First Year Under 20 Carmarthen Harriers (32 Recorded Performances)

100                         11.82     Newport                              Welsh Schools CE Champs            26 Jun 2010

110H      3              15.46     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships   3 Jul 2010

110H      2              15.8        Swansea                              West Wales Championships        9 May 2010

110H      1              15.93     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior Cup Final                   22 Aug 2010

110H      1              17.5        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    19 Jun 2010

400H      3              59.99     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships   3 Jul 2010

400H      1              61.4        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    19 Jun 2010

HJ           2              1.80        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    19 Jun 2010

HJ           3              1.70        Swansea                              West Wales Championships        9 May 2010

LJ                            6.16        Newport                              Welsh Schools CE Champs            26 Jun 2010

LJ            1B           5.77        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior Cup Final   `               22 Aug 2010

LJ            4              5.56w    Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships   3 Jul 2010

LJ            1              4.20        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    19 Jun 2010

TJ            1              12.04     Cardiff                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    29 Aug 2010

Pen        2              2668       Newport                              Welsh Schools CE Champs            26 Jun 2010

 

2011 Second Year Under 20 Carmarthen Harriers (38 Recorded Performances)

100         1              11.0        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    18 Jun 2011

200         1              23.1        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    18 Jun 2011

400         3              53.57     Brecon                                  Welsh Senior League                      23 Apr 2011

60H        2              8.6i         Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors U20 Champs         22 Jan 2011

60H        1              8.8i         Swansea                              West Wales Indoor Champs         16 Jan 2011

110H      1              14.89     Connah’s Quay                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    28 Aug 2011

110H      1              15.08     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships  2 Jul 2011

110H      1              15.6        Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        15 May 2011

400H      1              56.71     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships  2 Jul 2011

400H      1              59.4        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    18 Jun 2011

400H      3              59.5        Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        15 May 2011

400H      2              60.23     Connah’s Quay                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs     28 Aug 2011

HJ           1              1.80        Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        15 May 2011

LJ                            5.90        Newport                              Welsh Schools CE Champs            25 Jun 2011

TJ            4              11.06     Loughborough                  UK YA Midlands League Match   1 May 2011

SP                           11.11     Newport                              Welsh Schools CE Champs            25 Jun 2011

JT                            32.86     Newport                              Welsh Schools CE Champs            25 Jun 2011

Pen        1              2851       Newport                              Welsh Schools CE Champs           25 Jun 2011

 

2012 Under 23 Carmarthen Harriers/ Swansea Harriers (11 Recorded Performances)

60           2              7.13i       Cardiff                                  Cardiff Met Grand Prix                   8 Dec 2012

100         4              11.38     Swansea                              Welsh Senior League Match        10 Jun 2012

200         5              23.75     Swansea                              British League Match                      18 Aug 2012

300         1              37.08i    Cardiff                                  Cardiff  Met Grand Prix                  8 Dec 2012

60H        1              8.48iI     Cardiff                                  Cardiff Met Grand Prix                   8 Dec 2012

110H      2              15.72     Derby                                    British Athletics League Match   27 May 2012

400H      3              61.48     Derby                                    British Athletics League Match   27 May 2012

HJ           5              1.80        Derby                                    British Athletics League Match   27 May 2012

 

2013 Under 23 Carmarthen Harriers/ Swansea Harriers (24 Recorded Performances)

60           2              7.12i       Cardiff                                  Cardiff Met Grand Prix                   3 Feb 2013

60           4              7.14i      Cardiff                                  Welsh Athletics International    10 Mar 2013

100         1              11.1        Swansea                              West Wales Championships        25 May 2013

100         2              11.32     Newport                              Welsh Inter Regional Champs     1 Sep 2013

200         1              22.6        Swansea                              West Wales Championships        25 May 2013

200         5              23.05     Newport                              Welsh Inter Regional Champs     1 Sep 2013

60H        2              8.15i       Cardiff                                  Cardiff Met Grand Prix                   15 Dec 2013

110H      2              15.04w  Stoke Gifford                     British Athletics League Match   3 Aug 2013

110H      1              15.7        Swansea                              West Wales Championships        25 May 2013

110H      1              16.03     Newport                              Welsh Inter Regional Champs    1 Sep 2013

 

2014 Under 23 Carmarthen Harrier/Swansea Harriers (27 Recorded Performances)

60           2              7.00i       Cardiff                                  Cardiff Met Grand Prix                   2 Feb 2014

100         1              11.1        Brecon                                  Welsh Senior League                      20 Jul 2014

100         1              11.5        Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        25 May 2014

200         1              22.4        Brecon                                  Welsh Senior League                      20 Jul 2014

60H        1              8.06i       Cardiff                                  Cardiff Met Grand Prix                   14 Dec 2014

110H      6h           14.50     Birmingham                        British Championships                   29 Jun 2014

110H      2              14.56     Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Championships      1 Jun 2014

110H      4              14.78     Bedford                               England U23 Championships       22 Jun 2014

110H      1              15.2        Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        25 May 2014

110H      7              17.47     Loughborough                  Loughborough International      18 May 2014

 

2015 Senior Carmarthen Harriers/Swansea Harriers (24 Recorded Performances)

60           2h           7.04i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoor Championships     24 Jan 2015

60           5              7.08i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Championships      24 Jan 2015

100         2              11.00     Cardiff                                  Welsh Athletics Sprints                  3 Jun 2015

200         3h           22.16     Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Championships      28 Jun 2015

60H        2              8.21i       Cardiff                                  Cardiff Met Grand Prix                   11 Jan 2015

60H        1              8.23i      Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Championships    25 Jan 2015        

60H        4              8.24i      Vienna AUT                        Vienna Indoor                                   31 Jan 2015        

60H        2              8.23i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Indoors Senior Champs    25 Jan 2015

110H      1              14.26     Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Championships    26 Jun 2015

110H      5              14.31     Loughborough                  Loughborough EAP Meeting       16 Jul 2015

 

2016 Senior Carmarthen Harriers/Swansea Harriers (12 Recorded Performances)

60           4              7.12i       Cardiff                                  Cardiff Met Grand Prix                   11 Dec 2016

100         1b           11.01     Kingston                              British Athletics League Match   18 Jun 2016

200         1              21.97     Brecon                                  Welsh Senior League Match        18 Jun 2016

60H        4              8.34i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Indoor Champs      31 Jan 2016

110H      5h           14.65     Birmingham                        British Championships                   26 Jun 2016

110H      1              15.31     Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Championships    11 Jun 2016

 

2017 Senior Carmarthen Harriers/Swansea Harriers (25 Recorded Performances)

60           4              6.98        Cardiff                                  Cardiff Met Meeting                       5 Feb 2017

60           1              7.05i       Swansea                              West Wales Championships        21 Jan 2017

100         3              10.78w  Cardiff                                  Welsh Athletics Sprints Meeting 31 May 2017

100         4              10.85     Cardiff                                  Welsh Athletics Sprints Meeting 31 May 2017

100         6              11.04     Nuelles BEL                         Meeting International EAP           24 Jun 2017

200         1              22.22     Brecon                                  Welsh Athletics League                 4 Jun 2017

60H        1              8.22i       Cardiff                                  Cardiff Met Non Thomas MT       5 Feb 2017

60H        6              8.26i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Championships      26 Jan 2017

60H        1              8.33i       Swansea                              West Wales Championships        21 Jan 2017

110H      8              14.56     Loughborough                  Loughborough International       21 May 2017

110H      1              14.93     Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Championships    10 Jun 2017

110H      5              15.12     Nuelles BEL                        Meeting International EAP          24 Jun 2017                        

 

2018 Senior Carmarthen Harriers/Swansea Harriers (12 Recorded Performances)

60           2              7.10i       Cardiff                                  Cardiff Christmas Classic                16 Dec 2018

100         1              10.89w  Neath                                   West Wales Championships        13 May 2018

100         1              11.09     Cardiff                                  Welsh Athletics Sprints Meeting 20 Jun 2018

100         1              11.39     Neath                                   West Wales Championships        13 May 2018

200         1              22.30     Cardiff                                  Welsh Athletics Sprints Meeting 20 Jun 2018

110H      5              14.91     Loughborough                  Loughborough International      20 May 2018

 

2019 Senior Carmarthen Harriers/Swansea Harriers (2 Recorded Performances)

60           5              7.02i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Seniors Championships    27 Jan 2019

 

Dafydd Walters

Lead Coach Ossie Morgan (d)

Personal Bests

60 7.9i (2007); 100 11.96 (2010);200 23.5 (2008)

60H 8.55i             (2010); 100H 13.45 (2008); 110H 15.7 (2008)

Dafydd lived in Llanarthne, a small village about eight miles from the county town of Carmarthen. He went to QE Cambria/QEH School in Carmarthen

He joined Carmarthen and District Harriers Athletics Club as an under 15 member and joined Ossie Morgan’s outstanding group of hurdlers

Dafydd soon developed into an outstanding hurdler winning many Welsh championship medals and competing for Welsh schools in SIAB Schools international matches and Wales in Celtic Games

Below is a summary of Dafydd Walters’s main successes:-

  • Winner of 22 Welsh schools or Welsh championship medals (6 gold, 13 silver and 3 bronze)
  • Competed for Welsh Schools in 2 SIAB Schools International matches
  • Competed for Wales in 4 Celtic Games

Dafydd was a very faithful member of Carmarthen Harriers and competed regularly and well for Dyfed Schools and West Wales teams

 

Milestones in Dafydd Walters’s Athletics Career 141 Recorded Result – Main Results 

2005 Second Year Under 15 Carmarthen Harriers (4 Recorded Performances)

80H        1              11.7        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    21 Aug 2005

80H        1              11.78w  Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships  2 Jul 2005

80H        1              11.8        Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match         9 Jul 2005

80H        3              12.09     Carmarthen                        Welsh Inter Regional Champs     27 Aug 2005

 

2006 First Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (18 Recorded Performances)

100                         11.8        Aberdare                             Welsh Senior League Match        6 May 2006

100        6B           12.10     Waterford IRE                   Celtic Games                                     12 Aug 2006

200                         24.98     Cardiff                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs     27 Aug 2006

60H        1              9.28i       Cardiff                                  UWIC Open Meeting                      21 Jan 2006

100H     4              13.99     Grangemouth                   SIAB Schools International          15 Jul 2006

100H      2              14.06w  Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships   1 Jul 2006            

100H      1              14.2        Birmingham                        UK YA Midlands League Match   23 Jul 2006

100H      2              14.24     Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships          9 Jul 2006

100H      1              14.3        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    12 Aug 2006

100H      2              14.56     Cardiff                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs     27 Aug 2006

100H      1              14.6        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    10 Jun 2006

100H      1              14.8        Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        13 May 2006

400H      2              60.7        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    12 Aug 2006

TJ                            11.18     Newport                                                                                              29 Jul 2006

 

2007 Second Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (31 Recorded Performances)

60                           7.9i         Cardiff                                  Celtic Indoor Cup                             3 Feb 2007

299                         24.3        Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match         26 May 2007

200                         24.3        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    9 Jun 2007

60H        2              8.86i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Open Meeting                     6 Jan 2007

60H        3              8.90i       Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships          28 Jan 2007

100H      2              13.66w  Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships   7 Jul 2007

100H     5              13.66     Newport                              SIAB Schools International          21 Jul 2007

100H      2              13.76     Swansea                              Welsh U17 Championships          17 Jun 2007

100H      2              14.0        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    9 Jun 2007

100H      1              14.1        Swansea                              Welsh Inter Regional Champs    31 Aug 2007

400H      1              60.0        Wrexham                            Welsh Senior League Match        28 Jul 2007

400H      2              59.5        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior Cup Final                   19 Aug 2007

400H      6              59.08     Newport                              SIAB Schools International          21 Jul 2007

400H      2              59.40     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships   7 Jul 2007

400H      1              59.6        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    9 Jun 2007

400H      1              61.0        Swansea                              West Wales Championships        13 May 2007

400H                      63.81     Connah’s Quay                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs     26 Aug 2007

 

2008 First Year Under 20 Carmarthen Harriers (38 Recorded Performances)

200         2              23.5        Brecon                                  Welsh Senior League                      6 Jul 2008

60H        6              8.47i      Cardiff                                  Celtic Cup                                            3 Feb 2008

60H        1              8.40i      Cardiff                                  Welsh U20 Championships         13 Jan 2008

100H      1              13.45     Dunfermline SCO             Celtic Games                                     2 Aug 2008

110H      1              14.73     Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        11 May 2008

110H      2              14.96     Connah’s Quay                  Welsh U20 Championships          12 Jul 2008

110H      1              15.17     Brecon                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    31 Aug 2008

110H      1              15.5        Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    7 Jun 2008

110H      1              15.8        Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Final             24 Aug 2008

110H      1              15.9        Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships  5 Jul 2008

400H      1              57.15     Brecon                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    31 Aug 2008

400H      1              58.35     Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        11 May 2008      

400H      1              59.3        Carmarthen                        Dyfed schools Championships    7 Jun 2008

 

2009 Second Year Under 20 Carmarthen Harriers (20 Recorded Performances)

60H        5              8.88i       Cardiff                                  UWIC Grand Prix                               10 Jan 2009

60H        5              8.89i       Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Indoors Champs    24 Jan 2009

60H        2              8.42i       Cardiff                                  Welsh U20 Indoors Champs         7 Feb 2009

60H        1              8.5i         Swansea                              West Wales Championships        18 Jan 2009

110H      2              14.87     Newport                              Welsh U20 Championships          7 Jun 2009

110H      1              15.71     Neath                                   West Wales Championships        10 May 2009

110H      2              16.28     Swansea                              Welsh Inter Regional Champs     30 Aug 2009

400H      4              58.7        Derby                                    UK YA Midlands League Match   24 May 2009

400H      2              59.61     Swansea                              Welsh Inter Regional Champs     30 Aug 2009

400H      1              60.63     Neath                                   West Wales Championships        10 May 2009

 

2010 Third Year Under 20  Carmarthen Harriers/Cardiff Met University/ Swansea Harriers (24 Recorded Performances)

100         2              11.98     Newport                              Welsh Senior League Match        17 Jul 2010

200         3              25.14i    Cardiff                                  Welsh U20 Championships          31 Jan 2010

60H        3h           8.78i       Sheffield                              BUCS Indoor championships        14 Mar 2010

60H        2              8.70i       Cardiff                                  Welsh U20 Championships          31 Jan 2010

110H      2              16.96     Cardiff                                  Welsh Senior Championships      12 Jun 2010

110H      1              14.61     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior Cup Final                   22 Aug 2010

110H      1              15.06     Cardiff                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    29 Aug 2010

110H      1              15.50     Carmarthen                        Welsh U20 Championships         10 Jul 2010

110H      1              15.7        Swansea                              West Wales Championships        9 May 2010

400H      2              56.51     Cardiff                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs     29 Aug 2010

400H      1              57.50     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior Cup Final   22 Aug 2010

 

2011 Under 23 Carmarthen Harriers/ Cardiff Met University/ Swansea Harriers (4 Recorded Performances) 

60H        5              8.55i       Cardiff                                  City Challenge                                   26 Feb 2011

60H        4h           8.68i       Sheffield                              BUCS Indoor Championships       20 Feb 2011