Bruck still win­ning at 77, while young guns sparkle

The Jewish Chronicle - - SPORT - BY BRIAN SACKS

ATH­LET­ICS ROGER Bruck, 77, brought his in­door sea­son to a suc­cess­ful con­clu­sion at the Bri­tish Mas­ters Cham­pi­onships at Lee Val­ley.

Com­pet­ing in the M75 cat­e­gory, Bruck took golds in the 200m, high jump and long jump, record­ing 35.78, 1.21m and 3.34m re­spec­tively.

Bruck also se­cured bronze in the 60m in 10.41. All four per­for­mances were sea­son’s bests for the vet­eran.

At the other end of the age spec­trum, Maayan Radus, 12, rep­re­sented Cam­den Bor­ough to place fourth at the Lon­don Schools Year 8 Cham­pi­onships in Eltham.

James Bon­gart, who is aged 20 and from Es­sex, came within a me­tre of his javelin per­sonal best with a throw of 57.56m at the Lough­bor­ough Win­ter Throws meet­ing.

Rachel Ayr­ton, 17, set an in­door 800m PB of 2:30.93 at the Lee Val­ley Mid­dle Dis­tance Open.

Rachel Ayr­ton

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