Biggleswade AC athlete Ethan Metcalfe represented Bedford College at the Southern England Student Sports Association (SESSA) University and Colleges Indoor Championships.
Managing to come second in his heat with a new personal best time he went on to finish sixth in his semi-final.
Joining Ethan in the heats was another Biggleswade athlete, Ryan Cox (also representing Bedford College), this being his first ever competition.
However, Josh Watson had a more successful day at the event. Representing University of Reading, where he is currently studying Maths, Josh competed in the High Jump coming 1st with a superb jump of 1.9m.
Ethan has also been selected by British Athletics to take part in their apprenticeship scheme. Over a nine month period the students are invited to attend many sessions on a variety of subjects.