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Shot putting JLP01_08_071227 Featured Sports Image

Shot putting JLP01_08_071227

Laing Sports Ground, Rowley Lane, Elstree, Barnet, Greater London. A man putting a shot during a shot put competition at the annual Laing sports day held at the Laing Sports Ground at Elstree.
In 1965 Laing's annual sports day was held at the sports ground on Rowley Lane on 26th June. As well as football and athletics, there were novelty events including the sack race and Donkey Derby, and events for children including go-kart races, fancy dress competitions, and pony rides

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Javelin thrower JLP01_11_23878_02 Featured Sports Image

Javelin thrower JLP01_11_23878_02

Copthall Stadium, Hendon, Barnet, Greater London. A portrait of the EPL sponsored javelin thrower Lynn Hayhoe at Copthall Stadium.
EPL, the Plant and Access Hire company within the Laing Group, first sponsored Lynn Hayhoe in 1986 providing all her javelins and tracksuits and t-shirts. Lynn was based in Barnet and joined her local athletics club, Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers on leaving school. they were based at the Copthall Stadium near Laing's Mill Hill headquarters. Lynn won the javelin event in the Hertfordshire Women's Championship for a record eight consecutive years between 1982 and 1989. Lynn set a new club record of 51.16m to win the Inter Counties Championship in 1989 and rose to 6th in the UK and competed for England at Gateshead in August that year with aspirations to compete in the 1992 Olympic games. Lynn featured in two stories in Team Spirit, the Laing company newsletter, in August 1987 and February 1990

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Giulio Foresti - racing driver BL24416_001 Featured Sports Image

Giulio Foresti - racing driver BL24416_001

Bryanston Garage, 45-45 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London. Giulio Foresti standing next to a motor car chassis on the roof of Bryanston Garage. The photograph is one of a set taken for Giulio Foresti (1888-1965), Italian racing car driver and believed to be the owner of Bryanston Garage. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co, Dec 1918 - Jan 1919

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