Amazing Averil wins gold in Ghent

Averil is European Champion
Averil is European Champion

AVERIL McClelland won the 200m at the European Masters Indoor Championships in Ghent, Belgium, recently.

Averil, who runs for Lancaster and Morecambe Athletics Club, was representing Great Britain in the W50 age group and won the final of the 200m in a season’s best time of 27.1s.

It was a very close race with the second placed French athlete just seven hundredths of a second behind.

“I was thrilled to win this race as it was my best time for two years and especially beating my European rivals, it gives me a bit boost for the World Championships in the summer”, said Averil.

See The Visitor (30-03-11) for full story.