GB records fall in Euro Masters relays – September 2019

Evaun Williams, Andrea Jenkins and Sue Yeomans also among the winners on penultimate day of European Masters Championships

Britain won 13 gold medals on the penultimate day of the European Masters Championships in Italy.

Evaun Williams, Andrea Jenkins and Sue Yeomans gained field gold, while Ian Richards, Cath Duhig and Noel Blatchford won walks titles, there were two team victories and Britain won five golds in the sprint relays with Steve Peters and Caroline Powell on course for the five sprint titles.

First to strike was Britain’s W65 team who took gold by all of 17 seconds from Germany with a British record 62.00.

After good work from double hurdles champion Jean Fail, Joylyn Saunders-Mullins and Caroline Marler, triple sprint champion Caroline Powell anchored them in style.

Saunders-Mullins also won her fourth medal, having come second to Powell in the three individual events.