Yorkshire County title for Davies as he breaks 18-year-old record

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Harrogate athlete George Davies won the Yorkshire county championship U17 Javelin on Sunday with a throw of 66.61m.

This beat the previous championship record set by David Parker in 1996.

George is currently the 2014 season UK number one, having throw 69.96m at Spinkhill in the Youth Development league representing his Club City of York.

This throw ranked him sixth in the UK all time records

George is sponsored this year by the UK GLL sports foundation, the Ron Pickering memorial fund and Dower House in Knaresborough.