Ben Jefferies

11 October 2012

Ben JefferiesSport/Event >
Football /Athletics

Date and Place of Birth >
10 September 1999, Bristol

Height > 167 cm

Coached by >
Kevin Saunders (Football)
Mike Strong (Athletics Bristol & West)

Date started the Talent Development Programme >
February 2013

School of Study >
John Cabot Academy Bristol

Clubs >
South Glos County Football Club JPL
Bristol & West Athletics Club

Biography >
Ben started out as a 100m sprinter and long/high jumper.

In 2010 he was ranked 14th in the UK for 75m and 7th in the UK for high jump.

Ben is now enjoying football and playing in Avon Junior league Division 1 and the Junior Premiership league.

He has achieved various sporting successes – he was the Bristol Street Sprints winner at aged 11; Linford Christie / Doreen Cambell Sony winner aged 11; Exeter South West Inter County Championship; County Long Jump record holder aged 13; plays Div 1 Sunday football right wing and is part of the South Glos Team (aged 12) after only playing football for six months.

Headline Result >
Represented the County U13 Avon Athletic Team in the County Championships aged 11.
Selected for S. Glos after only six months playing football.


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