ATHLETICS: Shot put title for Geoff Capes’ grandson

Donovan Capes on top of the podium
Donovan Capes on top of the podium

The grandson of former Commonwealth and European champion Geoff Capes has won a shot put title.

Donovan (11) claimed the under-13 boys title in the Northern Indoor Championships in Sheffield on Sunday.

He is currently ranked third in the country with a throw of 9.71m and competes for Nene Valley Harriers.

Donovan, who attends Bourne Academy, is also part of Geoff’s Elite Thrower Academy which has a number of the top throwers in the country.

Donovan is also a keen rugby player and plays for the current undefeated Spalding under-12s that won the Tigers Land Rover Cup.