GALLERY: Host club Tavistock out in force for second Devon Open Series meet
Athletics

GALLERY: Host club Tavistock out in force for second Devon Open Series meet

ATHLETES were out in force at Tavistock on Sunday for the second meet in the Devon Open Series. Host club Tavistock AC were particularly well represented and enjoyed plenty of success. Among their top performers were Jade Kinsey, who clocked an impressive 12.71 seconds to win the under-17 women’s 100m, ahead of City of Plymouth … Continue reading

Bournemouth runner Toby Chapman wins Dartmoor Discovery race
Athletics

Bournemouth runner Toby Chapman wins Dartmoor Discovery race

BOURNEMOUTH’S Toby Chapman claimed victory in the gruelling Dartmoor Discovery 32-mile ultra-marathon on Saturday. Chapman (pictured left) was one of three runners to clock under four hours for the undulating course. He finished in three hours, 51 minutes and 40 seconds, which was less than two minutes ahead of Cornwall AC’S over-45 veteran Adrian Bell, … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Ruta Meilutyte clocks fastest time of the year in France
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Plymouth’s Ruta Meilutyte clocks fastest time of the year in France

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Ruta Meilutyte set the fastest time in the world this year for the 100m breaststroke with a stunning 1:05.46 at the Mare Nostrum series in Canet-en-Roussillon, France. World, Olympic and European champion Meilutyte knocked nearly half a second off Yuliya Efimova’s previous best 2015 mark of 1:05.89. Denmark’s 200m world record holder Rikke … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from the Dartmoor Discovery race
Athletics

GALLERY: Pictures from the Dartmoor Discovery race

MORE than 200 runners hit the roads of Dartmoor on Saturday for a 32-mile ultra-marathon. The Dartmoor Discovery race, which starts and finishes at Princetown, is one of the most popular ultra runs in the country. The undulating course took athletes from Princetown through Dartmeet, Poundsgate, Newbridge, Ashburton, Buckland-in-the-Moor, Widecombe-in-the-Moor and Postbridge before heading back … Continue reading

Plymouth athlete Travis Bramley thrilled with British title success at Hyde Park
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Plymouth athlete Travis Bramley thrilled with British title success at Hyde Park

PLYMOUTH athlete Travis Bramley fulfilled a dream by winning the British Triathlon Youth Aquathlon Championships in Hyde Park. The event, second in the British Triathlon Youth and Junior Super Series, was held before the Vitality World Triathlon in London. Ivybridge Community College pupil Bramley claimed victory by three seconds in the 500m swim and 2.5km … Continue reading

GALLERY: Weir impresses as Plymouth enjoy success on home soil
Athletics

GALLERY: Weir impresses as Plymouth enjoy success on home soil

VICTORIA WEIR showed her strength and stamina by winning both the women’s 1,500 metres and 1,500m steeplechase events as City of Plymouth continued their good form in the Southern Athletics League. The Plymouth team, which is also made up of athletes from Erme Valley Harriers and Tavistock, were top scorers in the second Division Two … Continue reading