POWYS athletes starred at the Welsh Athletics Senior Track and Field Championships in Cardiff last weekend.

Welshpool shot put star Adele Nicoll paid tribute to Welshpool High School after completing a double gold, adding the discus title to her shot put crown.

Meanwhile Trefeglwys star Lauren Williams also topped the podium in the 400m hurdles and 400m.

Welshpool’s Maddie Griffiths also maintained her excellent season by being crowned Welsh under 15s girls 1,500 champion.

Nicoll won the Welsh women’s discus crown with a throw of 43.02m before adding the women’s shot title to her list of honours with a distance of 16.34.m.

Lauren Williams topped the 400m women’s podium in 55.99 and added a second gold to her successful haul with 400m hurdles success in 59.31.

Welshpool High School’s Maddie Griffiths was crowned Welsh under 15 girls 1,500m champion in 4:57.59.

Meanwhile Sian Swanson, formerly of Dolfor, claimed a silver medal in the women’s triple jump with a distance of 11.22m.

Newtown High School’s Oliver Jones claimed second place and a silver medal in the under 15s boys 1,500m in 4:26.22 with Maldwyn Harriers Athletics Club stablemate Aled Breeze ending sixth in 4:32.02 while setting a new personal best.

Llanfair Caereinion High School’s Arthur Powell claimed a double silver while setting two new personal bests with a time of 36.97 in the under 15s boys 300m and 11.43 in the 100m.

Meanwhile Welshpool High School’s Gwenyver Kuipers just missed out on the podium in the the under 15s girls 300m with a time of 45.06 enough for fourth place.

Builth Wells High School’s Kyle Davies claimed fourth place in the senior men’s shot put with a distance of 9.31m with Brecon Athletics Club team-mate and Maldwyn Harrier coach Owen Chesher third in the men’s high jump with a leap of 1.84m claiming a place on the podium.