Hurdlers on high horse
Journalists: Carly Laden and Andrew Murdoch Tensions were high at the World Masters Athletics Championships yesterday when the W45-49 hurdles had to be run again due to a set-up error. The fault, which was detected just after the race,  saw the athletes have to wait for four hours before they had a chance to race for gold. After
PRESS RELEASE: Gilmour’s last laps
Written by Kirsty Kennedy 97 year old John Gilmour will be running his last races dubbed the ‘last laps’ at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Perth this Saturday, the 5th of November. The running legend has come out of retirement for the 4th time to run the 400m and the 1500m races in the
Comeback Collins with another gold
Journalists: Kaylee Meerton and Saxon Durrant Bill Collins has once again inspired spectators with another gold medal, as a bumper day of action saw more than 60 finals at the Perth World Masters Championships yesterday. American athlete Collins, 65, was a severe doubt for the M65 200m final after being taken to hospital at the end
Championships heat up in 10,000m
Journalists: Laura Meachim and Kaylee Meerton Runners in the 10,000m suffered yesterday as the heat on course topped the mid-30s, taking it’s toll on competitors and  times. More than 13 countries were represented in the M75-94 event with crowd favourite Irwin Barrett-Lennard competing for his second medal at the World Masters Athletics Championship. The 87-year-old local record holder lapped
PRESS RELEASE: Big day out for the Masters
It’s Super Tuesday for the World Masters Athletics Championships tomorrow with more than 65 medals on offer. As the weather hots up so does the competition with both the men’s and women’s 200m finals across all ages being contested. At the upper end of the masters’ scale are the 90-99 men (1.15pm) and 85-89 women (9am)
Inspirational Bill breaks record
Journalists: Saxon Durrant, Laura Meachim and Carly Laden American sprinter Bill Collins broke a world record on Saturday as the US, Great Britain and Australia took home three golds each in the men’s 100m finals. Collins, 65, backed up his impressive showings from earlier rounds to blitz the field and the old world record, running in
Gilmour adds to legendary reputation
Jounalists: Saxon Durrant and Carly Laden Master legend John Gilmour and Romanian Dumitru Radu brought the crowd to its feet yesterday in the final straight of the mens 90-99 800m. Gilmour 97, and 90-year-old Radu, both took gold in their categories in another incredible day of action at the Perth 2016 World Masters Championships. The West Australian came
PRESS RELEASE: The oldest sprint in the world
Six athletes over ninety years of age will line up for the 100m sprint today in the World Masters Athletics Championships at WA  Athletics Stadium. The M90-99 age group includes WA legend Arthur Carbon (96) plus fellow Australians James ‘Jimmy’ Sinclair (92) and Maurice Dauphinet (90). Carbon, a former solider and wharf worker has been
PRESS RELEASE: Masters master confirms he’s ready to run
The oldest athlete in the World Masters Athletics Championships had confirmed he is a starter in the 800m event today at WA Athletics Stadium. John Gilmour, 97, has come out of retirement to go for gold in front of his home crowd and will go up against younger rival, 96 year old Arthur Carbon, and Romanian
PRESS RELEASE: Burning up the track
The big guns roll out on the track for the first time in the 2016 World Masters Athletics Championships tomorrow (Friday, October 28) when the preliminary and semi finals of the men’s 100m swing into action. Defending 100m and 200m M40 Masters champ TJ Ossai will be vying to retain his gold and claims to
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