London Games Lee Valley 19th January
London Games Lee Valley (indoor) 19th January
Two athletes from Steve McGowan’s endurance group took part in the 800m race.
Matt Blomley (U20M track) finished second in his heat with a new PB of 2.01.11 and Eden Bates (SnrW) finished third in her heat, with a new PB of 2.34.59 (7 seconds faster than last season and 3 seconds off of her 2013 PB).
Coach Steve McGowan commented “Today was a good day!! Today showed that effort, commitment and determination eventually pay off. Today, my athletes at Lee Valley London Games made me incredibly proud of them….I’m so pleased for them and what they achieved today. Both Eden Bates and Matt Blomley ran their 800m races faster than they have ever done so before!! 2 PB’s today from 2 athletes that have worked so hard over the winter. Today showed that all the hard work so far has been worth it!!“