September 17th/18th: British masters championships

September 17th/18th: British masters championships

Report from Caroline Marler:

*new European record*

I had been trying to break the W65 outdoor British 400m record this season , but with no success except at a meeting where it didn’t count as there was no electronic timing.
At the above Championships I had better fortune and whilst winning the gold medal in the 400m W65 broke the existing record of 73.48 by over a second.
The result was as follows: 1st Caroline Marler 72.37; 2nd Brenda Fee 80.49
It also sliced nearly a tenth off the European record which was 72.45, set in 2010 by Riet Jonkers of the Netherlands.
On the second day of the Championships I added 2 silver medals, in the 200m and the 800m.
All my training and the last couple of races this seasonare geared towards competing in the World Masters Track & Field Championships in Perth, Australia in late October/early November.

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6 thoughts on “September 17th/18th: British masters championships

  1. Fabulous results , Congratulations to Caroline M. for the new European record in 72.37 , and as well for the silver medals in the 200m and 800m , very top running , just awesome racing , well done Caroline.

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