Sprinter, Simon Okiti, got the outdoor track season off to a flyer at the recent Edinburgh & Lothian Trials. The u20 athlete got his season off to a flyer, clocking new personal best times in both the 100 and 200 metre events.
In the 200m event Simon reduced his PB from 23.9 secs to 23.00 earning himself 4th place overall. In the 100m race, the speedster crossed the line in 1st place in heat 1 earning himself the second quickest time of the day in 11.20 seconds, a big improvement on his previous PB which was 12.3 secs. Simon’s 11.20 seconds is the quickest 100m time run by a local athlete in a number of years, and it’s only the start of the season.