Will Gearey – National Biathlon Champion
Congratulations to Will Gearey (Year 10) who, last weekend, won the boys’ British Modern Biathlon Championship for the fourth consecutive year. Having moved up an age category, Will had qualified for this year’s championship as joint-third seed, having won the West Midlands Biathlon Championship in October.
The event comprised a 1,600m run, with Will achieving a new personal best of 2 minutes 30 seconds, followed by a 200m freestyle swim in which he achieved another personal best of 2 minutes 1.2 seconds.
Will has now been invited to attend the World Class Talent Identification Camp run by Pentathlon GP in December, and later in the month will be taking part in the first swimming trials for next year’s Commonwealth Games. We wish him every success.
27th November 2017