The first of three major Masters Athletics events to be held in Spain this year was the European Indoor Championships in Madrid from the 19th – 24th March. Team GB secured 79 Gold, 60 Silver and 49 Bronze medals.
Athletes from Northern Masters AC contributed to this success with a World Record from Wendy Laing in the High Jump and the following medallists:
M35 Rick Beardsell – 400m, 4 x200m
M45 Mike Coogan – 200m
M65 Guy Dirkin – Discus, Weight Throw, Hammer
W55 Wendy Laing – High Jump World Record 1.55m
W65 Caroline Marler – 400m, 4 x 200M