KATIE Lambert threw a personal best in the hammer as juniors from Kidderminster and Stourport AC excelled at the Midlands Counties open.

They exceed expectations at Birchfield Harriers AC in Birmingham and all those taking part in the 60 metres ran under nine seconds and achieved personal bests.

Lambert threw a personal best of 44.68 metres in the hammer set and also recorded 25.03m in the javelin.

Olivia Jones ran the 110m hurdles in an impressive 11.4 seconds.

Courteney Attwood ran the 60m in 8.68 seconds in the under-17s, while Ellie Ravenscroft set a time of 8.44 and threw 5.25m in the shot.

Brooke Clarke recorded 20.57m in the discus.

In the under-15s girls, Ella Ella DiMambro finished the 60m in 8.86s, followed by Ellie England (8.98s).

Holly Crump completed the 60m in 8.73s.

Georgie Knott raced home in 8.73s and registered 4.23m in the long jump.