Plymouth athlete David King wins BUCS Championship title

IMG_7299PLYMOUTH hurdler David King enjoyed a successful start to his outdoor season by winning gold at the BUCS Championships in Bedford.

University of Bath student King claimed the 110m hurdles title in a time of 13.92 seconds. He had clocked 13.83 in the heats.

King, who competes for City of Plymouth AC, was well ahead of second-placed athlete Jake Porter from Wolverhampton University (14.40) and Sheffield Hallam’s Liam Porter, who came third in 14.54.

King was also part of the University of Bath relay team that won a 4x100m bronze medal.

He tweeted afterwards: “Pleased with my opener for the season – 13.83 and BUCS champion for the 110h and bronze for the 4x100m relay.”

It is the second time King has won a BUCS gold medal, having triumphed in 2013. However, last season he had to settle for silver.


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