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WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONS – The World Masters Indoor Championships took place in Budapest, Hungary from the 25-30 March. ANTHONY WHITEMAN V40 came away with 2 gold medals and GREG DUNSON V50 won a Gold Medal.
ANTHONY in his first appearance in a World Masters Championships won the Gold Medal in his number 1 event the 800m, he eased through the heats (2:01.42) then won his semi- final (2:03.44) in the final he moved up a gear or two winning the Gold Medal (1:52.60). ANTHONY stepped up to the 3000m and proved too strong for the opposition winning the Gold Medal (SB 8:49.86) finishing 12.82 seconds in front of the runner up, his run ranks him UK No.2 V40 in 2014. GREG DUNSON V50 was competing in his first Indoor Championships after winning 3 Outdoor Hurdles titles. GREG won his heat (8.78) and in the final secured the Gold Medal (8.53). NENGI OSSAI V35 competing in his first Indoor Championships opened his 60m account winning Heat 5 in a personal best (6.99) taking .11 of a second off his V35 time in 2011, which ranks him UK No.3 V35 in 2014. NENGI won his semi-final (7.04), in the Final he finished just outside the medals in 4th place (7.05).
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