City of Plymouth’s Anderson among the medals at British Masters’ Champs

Simon Anderson

CITY of Plymouth athlete Simon Anderson claimed two silver medals at the British Masters’ Championships in Birmingham.

Anderson’s podium finishes came in the men’s over-50 800m and 1,500m finals.

In both races, Anderson, reigning European indoor over-50 1,500m champion, was edged out for gold by Poole’s Andrew Ridley.

Anderson clocked 2:09.34 for the 800m and 4:26.24 for the 1,500m. He also ran the 5,000m where he finished out of the medals in a time of 18:03.22.

There was also a silver medal for fellow City of Plymouth athlete Tamzin Gribble. She took second in the women’s over-45 400m hurdles in a time of 79.47 seconds.

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