01 June 2015

Middle Distance Squad - Results from Tipton Open Meeting

Ben Dijkstra breaks 40 year old club record!


Ben Dijkstra ran at the Tipton Open Meeting on 26th May in the 1500m and came away with a personal best performance of 3:54.2. In doing so, Ben broke Gary Nurse's U17 men's record of 3:55.4 which had stood for 40 years! His time also places him in 3rd on the Power of 10 rankings and is only just outside the World Junior Qualifying time of 3:51.0.

Full results:

1500m

Ben Dijkstra U17m 1st place race 3 3:54.2
Alfie Lowe U17m 8th place race 2 4:54.1

3000m

Alfie Thompson 6th place race 1 8:54.1
Pascal Bouttier-Butler 18th place race 1 10:20.0

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