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Profiles - Michael John, Danielle Hamer

Profiles on Michael John, Danielle Hamer - written by Dr Hedydd Davies (Carmarthen Harriers Club President)

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Michael John

Coaches Ralph Siggery and Richard Wyer

Personal Bests

HJ 1.75 (2006)

TJ 11.84 (2006)

SP 7.26K 10.45 (2007); SP 6K 11.75 (2007); SP 5K 12.81 (2006)

DT 1.75K 29.06 (2008)

JT 800 56.96 (2008); JT 700 57 .39 (2006); JT 600 50.94 (2004)

Carmarthen Harriers javelin coach Ralph Siggery in the period 2005 -2015 had a talented squad of  young javelin throwers who all became Welsh champions and represented Wales or Welsh schools in major international events

One of these was Tregib schoolboy Michael John who achieved the following successes with the javelin

  • 10 Welsh championship gold medals
  • Competed for Welsh Schools in 2 SIAB Schools internationals (2nd in Grangemouth Scotland in 2006 and 3rd in Tullamore Ireland in 2005)
  • Competed for Wales in Celtic Games in Waterford Ireland in 2006 (2nd)
  • Competed for Welsh Schools in UK School Games in Glasgow in 2006 (4th)
  • Twice 3rd in UK championships (2004 and 2005)

Michael was a particularly good club member. He would always help his Club , Dyfed Schools and West Wales in the shot and discus events whenever asked

 

Michael John’s Career milestones (115 Recorded Performances) 

2004 Second Year Under 15 Carmarthen Harriers (15 Recorded Performance)

SP           1                              Newport                              Welsh B and G Clubs Champs      5 June 2004

SP           2                              Colwyn Bay                         Welsh U15 Championships          19 June 2004

SP           2                              Newport                              NACYP Championships                  25 June 2004

SP           3              11.87     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships   3 Jul 2004

SP           2              12.26     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    23 Aug 2004

SP           1              13.08     Brecon                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    28 Aug 2004

DT           2                              Colwyn Bay                         Welsh U15 Championships          19 June 2004

DT           3                              Newport                              NACYP Championships                  25 June 2004

DT           1              27.82     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    23 Aug 2004

JT            1                              Newport                              Welsh B and G Clubs Champs      5 June 2004

JT            1                              Colwyn Bay                         Welsh U15 Championships         20 June 2004

JT            1                              Newport                              NACYP Championships                  25 June 2004

JT            3              50.94     Birmingham                        AAA U15 Championships              15 Aug 2004

JT            1              47.15     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    23 Aug 2004

JT            1              46.53     Brecon                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    28 Aug 2004

 

2005 First Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (16 Recorded Performances)

SP           2              12.56     Neath                                   West Wales Championships        14 May 2005

SP           2              12.50     Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships          18 Jun 2005

J%           1              52.52     Carmarthen                        Carmarthen Throws Meeting      10 Jul 2005

JT            1              52.50     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior Cup Final                   21 Aug 2005

JT            1              52.49     Carmarthen                        Welsh Inter Regional Champs    27 Aug 2005

JT            3              52.43     Tullamore IRE                    SIAB Schools International          16 Jul 2005

JT            3              51.97     Birmingham                        AAA U17 Championships              14 Aug 2005

JT            2              51.94     Carmarthen                        Carmarthen Throws Meeting      6 Sep 2005

JT            1              49.70     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships  7 Jul 2005

JT            1              49.61     Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships         18 Jun 2005

                               

2006 Second Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (16 Recorded Performances)

SP           1              12.81     Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        13 May 2006

SP           3              12.52     Cardiff                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs     27 Aug 2006

JT            2              57.39     Grangemouth SCO          SIAB Schools International          15 Jul 2006

JT            1              57.03     Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        13 May 2006

JT            1              56.51     Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships         9 Jul 2006

JT            4              55.96     Glasgow                              UK School Games                            9 Sep 2006

JT            1              55.62     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships  1 Jul 2006

JT            1              55.01     Cardiff                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    27 Aug 2006

JT            2              54.83     Waterford IRE                   Celtic Junior Games                        12 Aug 2006

JT            1              54.11     Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships    10 Jun 2006

JT            1              53.08     Carmarthen                        Carmarthen Throws Meeting      27 Jul 2006

JT            1              49.86     Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match         27 May 2006      

 

2007 First Year Under 20 Carmarthen Harriers (28 Recorded Performances)

SP                           10.45     Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League                       23 Jun 2007

JT            1              54.51     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League                       11 Aug 2007

JT            4              52.80     Cwmbran                            Welsh Senior Championships      14 Jul 2007

JT            1              52.33     Hendon                                Inter Territorial Match                   2 Sep 2007

JT            3              52.75     Connah’s Quay                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs     26 Aug 2007

JT            4              52.74     Aberdare                             Welsh Schools v AAW Match       18 Jul 2007

JT            2              51.94     Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League                       23 Jun 2007

 

2008 Second Year Under 20  Carmarthen Harriers (25 Recorded Performances)

JT            1              56.96     Brecon                                  Welsh Inter Regional Champs    31 Aug 2008

JT            1              52.93     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final    24 Aug 2008

JT            1              52.18     Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships        11 May 2008

JT            1              50.47     Carmarthen                        Carmarthen Throws Meeting      8 Jun 2008

JT            1              48.38     Carmarthen                        Carmarthen Throws Meeting      26 May 2008

 

2009 First Year Under 23 Carmarthen Harriers (4 Recorded Performances) 

JT            1              53.74     Wrexham                            Welsh Senior League                      8 Aug 2009

JT            5              52.89     Cardiff                                  Welsh Open Senior Champs        13 Jun 2009

 

 

Danielle Hamer

Coach Ralph Siggery

Personal Bests

JT 42.60 (2008)

Danielle Hamer Queen Elizabeth Maridunum and Llandovery College pupil is one of many javelin athletes coached by Carmarthen Harriers javelin coach Ralph Siggery to win Welsh javelin championships and to represent Welsh schools and Wales in major competitions

Her major successes are as follows

  • 7 Welsh javelin championship gold medals
  • Competed 3 times for Welsh schools in SIAB (England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales) schools international matches (Tullamore Ireland 2005 – 3rd ; Grangemouth Scotland 2006 – 3rd and Newport Wales 2007-2nd)
  • 2 Celtic Junior Games (Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Ulster) Carmarthen Wales 2005- 1st; Antrim NI 2007- 2nd)
  • 1 UK School Games Glasgow 2007 (7th)
  • 2nd in England AA Championships in 2007 and 3rd in 2005

Danielle still holds the following records

 

Carmarthen Harriers Under 15 javelin record of 38.15m set in 2005

Dyfed Schools Senior Girls javelin record of 41.01m set in 2008

 

Danielle Hamer Milestones in her Athletics Career – 56 recorded performances

2004 First Year Under 15 Carmarthen Harriers (3 recorded Performances)

JT            3              30.04     Colwyn Bay                         Welsh U15 Championships                          19 Jun 2004

JT            1              29.36     Carmarthen                        West Wales v Munster match                     15 Aug 2004

JT            3              28.18     Brecon                                  Welsh  Junior League Cup Final                   23 Aug 2004

 

2005 Second Year Under 15 Carmarthen Harriers (15 Recorded Performances)

JT            3              36.77     Tullamore IRE                    SIAB Schools International                          16 Jul 2005

JT            1              36.30     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools championships                   2 Jul 2005

JT            1              35.52     Carmarthen                        Celtic Junior Games                                        6 Aug 2005

JT            1              35.20     Carmarthen                        Welsh Inter Regional Championships     27 Aug 2005

JT            2              33.85     Cardiff                                  Welsh U15 Championships                          18 Jun 2005

JT            3              33.83     Birmingham                        AAA U15 Championship                                14 Aug 2005

JT            1              33.70     Carmarthen                        Carmarthen Javelin Event                             19 Jul 2005

JT            2              33.32     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final                    21 Aug 2005

JT            1              32.96     Carmarthen                        Louise Arthur League Match                        22 May 2005

 

2006 First Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers (15 Recorded Performances)

JT            1              38.12     Cardiff                                  Welsh Inter Regional Championships     27 Aug 2006

JT            3              36.90     Grangemouth SCO          SIAB Schools International                          15 Jul 2006

JT            7              35.67     Glasgow                              UK School Games                                            10 Sep 2006

JT            2              35.30     Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships                          9 Jul 2006

JT            2              35.04     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships                   1 Jul 2006

JT            1              34.26     Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships                        13 May 2006

JT            5              33.40     Birmingham                        AAA U17 Championships                              5 Aug 2006

JT            3              33.39     Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships                    10 Jun 2006

JT            2              33.28     Carmarthen                        Carmarthen Javelin Event                             27 Jul 2006

JT            5              32.54     Cardiff                                  Welsh U17 Championships                          18 Jun 2006

 

2007 Second Year Under 17 Carmarthen Harriers

JT            1              41.00     Swansea                              Welsh U17 Championships                         16 Jun 2007

JT            1              40.29     Verazdin                              ASii Kozar International Event                   7 Jul 2007

JT            2              39.81     Newport                              SIAB Schools International                          21 Jul 2007

JT            2              39.65     Don Valley Sheffield       England U17 Championships                       12 Aug 2007

JT            1              39.31     Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships                    9 Jun 2007

JT            2              39.02     Antrim NI                            Celtic Junior Games                                        4 Aug 2007

JT            1              38.53     Swansea                              Welsh U17 Championships                         17 Jun 2007

JT            1              38.32     Connah’s Quay                  Welsh Inter Regional Championships     26 Aug 2007

JT            1              37.21     Carmarthen                        Eric Paton Memorial Trophy                        30 Sep 2007

JT            1              36.70     Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match                         28 May 2007

JT            1              36.60     Birmingham                        UK Midlands YA League Match                   6 May 2007

JT            1              36.20     Brecon                                  Welsh Junior League Cup Final                    19 Aug 2007

JT            1              34.54     Swansea                              West Wales Championships                        13 May 2007

 

2008 First Year Under 20 Carmarthen Harriers

JT            1              42.60     Carmarthen                        West Wales Championships                        11 May 2008

JT            1              41.01     Carmarthen                        Dyfed Schools Championships                    7 Jun 2008

JT            4              40.10     Swansea                              Welsh U20 Championships                          15 Jun 2008

JT            1              39.12     Brecon                                  Welsh Schools Championships                  5 Jul 2008

JT            1              37.93     Carmarthen                        Welsh Junior League Match                         26 May 2008