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Cork Athletes Medal at World Masters 2018 - Malaga Spain

Several Cork Athletes Medal at World Masters in Malaga, Spain

Wednesday September 5th 2018


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Sean McGrath (East Cork AC & Ireland) Tim Twomey (Leevale AC & Ireland) Carmel Crowley (Bandon AC & Ireland)
Photocredit: Southern Star
Richard Piotrowski (Eagle AC & GB)


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Several Cork Athletes medalled today, at the World Masters Championships, in Malaga, Spain, in the Cross-Country events, winning individual and team medals, with several near-misses in tightly fought contests.


M35 8k Cross-Country


world masters m35 8k cross country malaga 2018Irish M35 Team: Stephen Hunter, sean McGrath & Tim Twomey

Sean McGrath, East Cork AC, had to settle for 4th place in the M35 8k, in 25:23, just 6 seconds the 3rd place Spaniard, however he had the satisfaction of leading the Irish team home to team Silver, behind hosts Spain. Tim Twomey, Leevale AC, was next home on the irish team, in 8th place, in 26:40


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First 15 - M35 8k Cross-Country


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Team Placings - M35 8k Cross-Country



W50 8k Cross-Country

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Carmel Crowley (Bandon AC & Irl), Kathryn Bailey (GB) & Kathleen Steenhaut (Bel)


Carmel Crowley, Bandon AC, took the individual Silver, in 30:02, in the W50 8km

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First 10 - W50 8k Cross-Country



M70 6km Cross-Country

First medal of the day went to Richard Piotrowski, Eagle AC, representing GB & NI, in the M70 6m cross-country. Richard placed 9th, in 26:41, to lead team GB & NI home to the Silver medals in the team category, on a tightly-packing GB team, who placed 9th, 10th & 11th


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M70 Individual placings - First 11


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M70 Team placings



W45 8k Cross-Country


There were no Cork athletes in this race, however it was notable, from an Irish point of view, as Ireland secured 2nd and 4th places, though second placed Jacqueline Stamp is not listed as scoring any points!?


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Top 10 - W45 8k Cross-Country

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