Rob Andrew finishes a creditable 5th in the 1500 metres at the World Championships..
Despite a prolonged achilles injury and after finishing as second fastest qualifier in the heats of the 1500m at the World Masters’ Track & Field Championships in Sacramento, USA. BvH member Rob Andrew finished in 5th in the final, in 4:11.6.
Rob was in contention with 300m to go but lack of fitness meant he was not able to get in the medals.
Congratulations to Rob on a fantastic result under the circumstances and BvH are very proud of Rob’s achievement.
Event 592 M45 1500 Meter Run
Name Age Team Finals
1 Schwerkolt, Robert M45 Australia 4:06.91
2 Blackmore, Michael M49 United States 4:08.25
3 Messiter, Sean M45 United States 4:08.82
4 Carnegie, Joe M45 United States 4:09.98
5 Andrew, Robert M48 Great Britain 4:11.61
6 Serafin, Milan M46 Czech Republic 4:12.72
7 Harms, Allan M47 South Africa 4:13.52
8 Muldrew, Shawn M46 Canada 4:13.65
9 Philander, Tobias M47 South Africa 4:14.80
10 Neefs, Marc M46 Belgium 4:17.87
11 Miller, Kevin M49 United States 4:21.02
12 Mann, Jeff M48 United States 4:28.70
13 Bickham, Scott M45 United States 4:32.35
14 Komel, Branimir M49 Slovenia 4:36.98
— Bailey, David M48 United States DNS
— Bourgeois, Gilles M47 Canada DNS
Full details of the championships http://wma2011.com/en/home.htm