A TEENAGE athlete from Ross-on-Wye has stormed to a memorable title at the South East Wales County Championships.

Olivia Harwood shone in her maiden 300m race at the county athletics championships at Newport Stadium.

The Monmouth School for Girls' pupil dominated the middle girls' race, showing exceptional stamina and confidence throughout to take top spot.

Olivia, who is 15, is now hoping to gain selection in the South East Wales team for the Welsh Schools Championships.

Olivia is a very keen sportswoman who excels at tennis and hockey for the school.

She also competed in cross-country last winter, gaining qualification for the Welsh Schools Championships.