BRI­TISH FE­MALE MAS­TERS ATH­LETE

Athletics Weekly - - Spotlight -

Ali­son Bour­geois: Won a World Mas­ters W65 dou­ble at 800m and 1500m, as well as Euro­pean Mas­ters 800m gold and 1500m sil­ver. Also set a UK W65 record at 800m of 2:42.18.

An­gela Cop­son: Won six in­di­vid­ual

W70 golds at the World Mas­ters Cham­pi­onships at Malaga – 400m,

800m, 1500m, 5000m, 10km and cross­coun­try. She also won Euro­pean Mas­ters in­door ti­tles at 800m, 1500m, 3000m and cross-coun­try and a Euro­pean Mas­ters non-sta­dia 10km and half-marathon dou­ble. In ad­di­tion she set world in­door records at 800m, 1500m and 3000m.

Jane Horder: Won World Mas­ters hur­dles dou­ble gold at 80m and 300m in Malaga and also won the 60m hur­dles gold in the Euro­pean Mas­ters.

Vir­ginia Mitchell: The Guild­ford and Go­dalm­ing ath­lete won the 400m and 800m dou­ble at the World Mas­ters Cham­pi­onships and Euro­pean Mas­ters In­doors.

Susie McLough­lin: Won the W40 400m World Mas­ters gold in 57.79 and came was sec­ond at 200m and third at 100m. In­doors she won Euro­pean Mas­ters golds at 200m and 400m. Also set a Bri­tish W40 200m record of 25.56.

Jo Pavey: A quiet year but, at the age of 44, she did win the BMC Lough­bor­ough 5000m in 15:48.84.

Caro­line Powell: Con­tin­ued her W60 400m dom­i­nance with a golden dou­ble at the World Mas­ters and Euro­pean Mas­ters In­doors. She also won medals in the two events at 60m, 100m and 200m.

Evaun Wil­liams: The W80 won World Mas­ters shot, ham­mer, javelin and pen­tathlon weight golds, set­ting world records in each. Also sec­ond in the dis­cus.

An­gela Cop­son: mul­ti­pleti­tles

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