ATHLETICS: Vets in Derby medals double

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OXFORD City secured a gold and a bronze medal in the British Masters Cross Country Relay Championships at the Moorways Stadium, Derby.

Roy Treadwell won gold for the fastest leg by a vet 65 athlete, recording 12mins 26secs for the 3.1km course.

City’s John Exley was the second quickest in the age group, clocking 12.44 on leg two, but their lack of a third runner meant they did not qualify for the team event There was, however, a team bronze for City in the vet 55-64 category.

Bob Wyatt (12.10), Stewart Thorp (11.40), Richard Grant (12.23) and Phil Huxley (12.02) secured a third-place finish in a total time of 48.15.

Staffordshire Moorlands won in 46.23, with Salford Harriers taking second in 47.53.

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