Jason wins bronze medal at European Youth Athletics Championships

Jason Nicholson celebrates his bronze medal in the 110m hurdles final.
Jason Nicholson celebrates his bronze medal in the 110m hurdles final.

An Ashington High School pupil won a bronze medal at the European Youth Athletics Championships.

Jason Nicholson was part of the British Athletics Youth Team competing at the event in Tbilisi, Georgia.

The seventeen-year-old Gateshead Harrier competed in the 110m hurdles and reached the final where he ran a personal best to secure a bronze medal in a time of 13.45.

His time places him sixth on the 2016 world youth rankings and second on the UK all time youth ranking.