Five young relay teams from Croydon Harriers were victorious at the Anniversary Games in front of a packed house at the Olympic stadium.

Competing in Friday’s Club Connect relays organised by British Athletics, the victorious teams won the club £1,250 for their efforts.

The U15 girls’ quartet ran the second fastest time for their age group in history for the 4x100m, clocking 47.61 seconds, thanks to Marcia Sey, Kayla Bowley, Toni Bryan and Zoe Dake.

The U17 women’s squad of Tosin Salami, Rhiannon Gayle, Esinam Dake and Chanice Gordon broke the club record in 47.64secs.

Another club record fell courtesy of the U17 men’s team of Ayo Daniel, Samir Williams, Micah Francis-Dwyer and Romell Glave, who clocked 42.09secs.

The U13 boys’ team of Reshayne Bailey, Ayo Salako, Xander Collins and Russell Dacosta, and the U13 girls’ quartet of Seran Angoua, Tamia Meggie-Graham, Shannon Hutchinson and India Toasland were also triumphant.

Elsewhere, on Sunday, Croydon’s junior team took a surprise win at home at Croydon Arena in the season’s finale of the UK Youth Development League.

Rob Sakala won the 100m hurdles in 14.63secs and Lekan Ogunlana triumphed in the high jump clearing 1.8m.

Jordan O’Dongo won the U17 men’s 800m, and Ezra Rodrigues also topped the 100m hurdles standings in the same age group.

Emmanuel Thomas enjoyed a double first in the high jump and pole vault.

In the U17 women’s section, Jessica Moore won the 1,500m in 5:08.4, and Ola Olufemi-Krakue enjoyed a double first in the long and triple jump.

The win leaves Croydon third in the overall standings, behind winners Kingston and runners-up Camberley & Woking.

At the Elmbridge 10K, six Harriers kept the Croydon flag flying - Jake English continued his recent good form to finish 13th in the Surrey Road League race in 34:51.

Mark Lynch was 58th (37:45) followed by Glenn Barden in 38:27 (73rd).

The rest of the team comprised of James Moore (40:58, 125th), Olive Hosken (225th, 45:53) and Keith Brown (14th M60, 47:42) out of the 584 finishers.