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2013: World Master Athletics - Roald Bradstock’s M50 World Masters Javelin Record of 76.15m thrown on June 2nd 2012 becomes Official.
Roald Bradstock tops World Masters Rankings for 2012 in both the 45 to 49 year and 50 to 54 year age group catergories:
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Andy Bull in Birmingham
The Observer, Saturday 23 June 2012 11.33 EDT
Roald Bradstock celebrates his javelin throw during the men’s final at the Aviva 2012 UK Olympic Trials and Championship at Alexander Stadium. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images
It was not hard to pick out Roald Bradstock at the Aviva Trials. He was the 50-year-old performance artist wearing a tracksuit top from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, over the top of a kit emblazoned with the Union Jack that he had hand-painted. It helped, too, that he threw 72.78m. That was good enough to win him a silver medal behind 27-year-old Lee Doran, from Sheffield, and made him the oldest man to win a medal at the championships since 1936. Read the rest of this entry »