Sussex Record Breakers in Madrid - Brian Slaughter

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Between 19-24th March, Madrid Staged the 12th Edition of the European Masters Indoor Championships where a record 4000 athletes from 40 countries took part demonstrating Masters Athletics is strong.

Sussex were represented by Worthing's Gavin Stephens, who became the European M40 400M champion with a new Sussex age group record of 50.76.  Not to be out done, Brian Slaughter broke the British Record for the M60 Indoor Pentathlon for the second time in a month with a points score of 3967 gaining the silver medal.  Adrian Haines secured a double silver in the M50 800M and 1500M, as usual running great races for both.  Moving up the age group M65 Ian Richards also did the double with silver in both the Indoor track 3000M walk and then the same for the 5K Road event walk.

To crown it off Lewes's Ciaran Harvey was part of the M40 4x200M which won silver in a very fast 1.35.55.