Guiseley veteran athlete Bowman aims to master world's best

Wharfedale Observer: Tony Bowman Tony Bowman

Veteran Guiseley athlete Tony Bowman is preparing to take on the world again.

Bowman, 76, is heading for Finland to compete in the World Indoor Masters Champ- ionship at Jyvaskyla from April 3-8.

Tony will be competing in the 60metres flat, 60m hurdles, 200m and 400m in the 75-79 age group.

He said: “I am looking forward to the event because I am at the younger end of my age group and have had some good results recently.”

He goes into the event having recently competed in the Indoor Masters pen- tathlon at Sheffield. the Scottish Masters Champion- ships at Kelvin Hall and the British Masters Indoor Championships at Picketts Lock, London.

At Sheffield he set a new 60m hurdles record of 10.74, while in Glasgow he won the 60m hurdles, 200m and 400m.

He took two titles - the 60m hurdles and 60m flat at the British championships. he clocked 9.11sec for the 60m and was second in the 400m.

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