Saturday, July 26, 2008

They are 'masters' on the track!

Some really excellent and inspiring results from the past 24 hours in masters track competition, on both the oval and in the field ...

-- James Kiseda of Hopewell Junction was first in the 80-over long jump with a leap of 1.77 meters. He also earned gold in the shot put with a toss of 9.25 meters.
-- Kelly Thompson of Hopewell Junction earned gold medals in the women's 40-44 hammer (26.40 meters) and discus (26.87 meters).
-- Peter Van Aken of Poughkeepsie earned gold in the 50-54 hammer throw with a hurl of 36.54 meters. He notched a bronze in the shot put (11.78 meters).
-- Bill O'Neill of Fishkill got the gold in the 40-44 pentathlon with 1,964 points.
-- John Seto earned silver in the 45-49 hammer throw (30.40 meters).
-- Harry Owens and Gil Anderson teamed up for gold in the 40-44 4x800 relay (12:02.6). Owens also got bronze in the 50-54 10,000-meter run (47:13.7), an event in which Anderson grabbed gold for the fourth consecutive ESGs.
-- More on Anderson and Owens: The Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club teammates went 1-2 in the 50-54 800 run. Anderson won gold in 2:45.5; Owens won silver in 3:00.3.

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