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Steve Lewis top of the McCain senior rankings

28th January 2013

Athlone, January 27

Matt McLaughlin (Coach: Ayo Falola) enjoyed a huge breakthrough to take almost five seconds off his PB as he set an UK junior 1500m record with 3:42.87 in winning the race.

Alex Wright clocked an indoor British record in the 3k race walk finishing in a time of 11:23.99 to secure second place behind 50k race walk Olympic finalist Rob Heffernan.  

Results http://www.athleticsireland.ie/content/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/resall.pdf

Combined Events International, Valencia, January 27

Morgan Lake (Eldon Lake) missed her age 15 age record by just four points as she won the under-20 match with 3961 points.

Brogan Crowley (Christopher Bartram) was second with 3728 points.

Katy Marchant (Toni Minichiello) won the under-23 event with a PB 3965 points.

Karla Drew (Toni Minichiello) led the senior women team in fifth place with 4068 points.

David Guest (Mike Guest)  won the under-23 match with 5418 points.

John Lane (Toni Minichiello) was the top British senior man in eighth in a PB 5433 points.

David Omoregie (Mike Guest) was third in the under-20 men's heptathlon with 5067 points.

Results: http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=76470

London U20/Senior Games, Lee Valley, January 27

Dina Asher Smith (John Blackie) twice ran a PB of 7.36 for 60m to go top of the McCain Power of Ten junior rankings.

Results: http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=71594

Rouen, January 26

Olympic finalist Steven Lewis (Dan Pfaff) went top of the McCain Power of ten senior rankings with his fifth place pole vault of 5.62m.

Results: http://leichtathletik.de/results/5475_131026_stab_rouen.pdf

Fayetteville, January 26

Tom Farrell (Dave Smith), who led the British men in the European cross-country championships last month, showed good speed when he set a mile PB of 3:58.20 to go top of the UK mile rankings for 2013. 

Results: http://www.arkansasrazorbacks.com/downloads2/581602.htm?ATCLID=206133061&SPSID=30837&SPID=2430&DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=6100

Northern Cross-Country Championships, Knowsley, January 26

Steve Vernon (David Turnbull) won the men's race by over a minute.

Hatti Archer (Bud Buldaro) won the women's race from fellow internationals Elle Baker (David Turnbull) and Susan Partridge (Jon Montgomery).

Results: http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=71476

Midland Championships, Stafford, January 26

Leicester triathlete Connor Murphy won his first men's title, while Juliet Doyle (Roy Stowell) won her third women's title.

Results: http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=71648

Boston, January 25/26

While Mo Farah's training partner Galen Rupp was running a very fast 3:50.92 to win race 1, Matthew Gillespie (Amanda Gillespie) who previously had been regarded as a 5000m runner totally rewrote his 1500m/Mile PB  with his 3:58.55 mile time to go second in the UK rankings and win race 2.

Results: http://www.lancertiming.com/results/winter13/BUTerrier/index.htm

Newham Sprint Series, January 23

Sean Safo-Antwi (Jonas Tawiah-Dodoo) improved his 60m PB from 6.78 to 6.61, which put him top of the UK rankings, until Dwain Chambers went slightly quicker in Glasgow.

Results: http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=75045&event=60&venue=Newham&date=23-Jan-13

For extended footage please see below:

North of England XC http://goo.gl/y7YPC

Midlands XC http://goo.gl/sRv8N

Welsh Indoor Championships http://goo.gl/ZpOjw