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Another Gold Medal for Richards

On a very good day for racing Ian Richards of Steyning, after his 3 Golds in Malaga, easily retained his Sussex Men’s 10,000m race walking title at Broadbridge Heath on Saturday, in 55:18.8s. Although in a slower time than last year, after receiving a couple of warnings early on in the race, he finished well clear of fellow 70 year old Paul Gaston (Surrey Walking Club) who clocked 67:59.1s.

Four golds amongst Masters medal haul at Malaga

The World Masters Championships are held every two years and the event brought together over 8000 athletes from 101 countries across five continents, to compete in four stadiums in five-year age bands from age 35.  Despite the use of multiple stadiums, the atmosphere and crowds were very motivational for all taking part.

World Champ Best for Richards - Round up.

World Championship best Alert!

Congratulations to Steyning's Ian Richards who has triumphed once again at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga with an M70 Race Walking 5000m World Championship Best of 25:51.34.

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History was made at the Sussex Combined event championships at Carshalton over the weekend when Barry and Joe Morris from Eastbourne became the first ever father and son to win Sussex championship titles at the same meeting.

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