Plymouth’s Anderson wins World Masters’ 3,000m indoor title in Korea

CITY of Plymouth athlete Simon Anderson claimed the World Indoor Masters’ Championship 3,000m title on Thursday in Daegu.

Anderson, who had finished fourth in Monday’s over-50 cross country race, clocked 9:36.27 minutes to beat Spainard Jose Ramirez Ramirez by just half-a-second.

Ramirez, who had taken silver in the cross country competition, finished in 9:36.75, with Anderson’s Great Britain team-mate Brian Scally finishing third in the over-50 race in 9:41.89.

The men’s over-50 1,500m competition will take place on Saturday in Korea.

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