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Javelin thrower JLP01_11_23878_02

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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 Laings Mill Hill headquarters. Lynn won the javelin event in the Hertfordshire Womens 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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Media ID 24320288

© Historic England Archive

1980s People Recreation Sport Athlete Javelin Sponsorship

12"x10" Modern Frame

Introducing the Media Storehouse Framed Prints collection, featuring an inspiring image of Lynn Hayhoe in action at Copthall Stadium. This captivating photograph, copyrighted by Historic England Archive and captured by Joh, showcases the determination and focus of the EPL-sponsored javelin thrower. The black frame enhances the vibrant colors and details of the image, making it a stunning addition to any home or office decor. Relive the thrill of athletic excellence with this beautiful framed print, a testament to the power and grace of the human spirit.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 25.4cm x 25.4cm (10" x 10")

Estimated Product Size is 25.4cm x 30.5cm (10" x 12")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.

This print showcases Lynn Hayhoe, a talented javelin thrower sponsored by EPL, the Plant and Access Hire company within the Laing Group. The image captures Lynn in action at Copthall Stadium, located in Hendon, Barnet, Greater London. Lynn's portrait exudes determination and strength as she prepares to launch her javelin into the distance. Lynn's journey as an athlete began when she joined her local athletics club, Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers after completing school. With EPL's support since 1986, they provided her with essential equipment such as javelins and tracksuits along with t-shirts. Her dedication paid off as she achieved remarkable success in the Hertfordshire Women's Championship for eight consecutive years from 1982 to 1989. In 1989, Lynn set a new club record of 51.16m during the Inter Counties Championship and climbed to sixth place in the UK rankings. She even had the opportunity to represent England at Gateshead that same year. These achievements fueled her aspirations of competing in the prestigious Olympic Games scheduled for 1992. The significance of this photograph is further highlighted by its inclusion in Team Spirit, Laing company newsletter editions from August 1987 and February 1990. It serves as a testament to Lynn Hayhoe's exceptional talent and EPL's unwavering support throughout her athletic career. Overall, this print encapsulates not only Lynn Hayhoe’s prowess as a javelin thrower but also represents an era of sporting excellence and sponsorship collaboration between athletes like Lynn and companies like EPL within Greater London during the vibrant decade of the 1980s.

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