ORIENTEERING

A WEST Sussex schoolboy has won a gold medal at the British Schools Score Orienteering Championships held in Petworth Park this month.

Tuesday, 23rd October 2007, 12:08 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:50 am

Nick Jarvis(11) is a pupil at Warden Park School, Cuckfield and he won gold in the Year 7 category by a convincing margin.

He visited 26 controls in five minutes; six controls more than his closest rival. Also competing were Downlands Community School pupils Jonathan Crickmore and Chris Lambert , pupils at Downlands Community School, Hassocks in the Year 10/11 competition, finishing fourth and 27th respectively and Jenny Tucker (Downlands Community School) was 23rd in Year 10/11.

The juniors were cheered on by Southdowns Orienteers team-mate Lucy Thraves.

For full feature see West Sussex Gazette October 24