Mees breaks barrier

Local athlete Daniel Mees broke through the 1:50 barrier at the weekend as he lowered his 800m personal best for the third time in as many weeks.

Thursday, 23rd August 2018, 9:12 am
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:16 pm
Daniel Mees.

The 19-year-old Newham & Essex Beagle, who trains with Peterborough Athletics Club’s endurance group, was racing in the B final at the British Milers’ Club Grand Prix in Stretford, Manchester.

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England international Dominic Walton won it in 1:49.46 with Mees taking second place in 1:49.84.