County success for Bedford athletes

Bedford and County Athletic Club first and second claim athletes competed at the British Masters Championships in Derby.

By Duncan Browne
Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 12:00 am
Tenny James in hurdles second.
Tenny James in hurdles second.

Of Bedford’s first claim athletes, Jemma Eastwood struck gold in the W40 pole vault 3.12m.

Tenny James finished second in the M60 100m hurdles (16.06 secs) and finished fourth in the M60 400m (61.21 secs).

Bedford’s trio of medallists was completed by Graeme Packman, taking took the bronze in the M65 discus (32.25m).

Bedford second-claimer Bob Kingman won the M45 pole vault (3.42m).

Richard Phelan was runner-up in the M60 pole vault, clearing 2.72m and Dave Folgate won the M70 triple jump event (9.02m).

There was also masters success on the roads as Alan Turnbull claimed his fourth M55 Bedford and County club best of the year, with a 76 mins 35 secs half marathon at Nottingham.