ATHLETICS: Award for Angela

Angela Copson
Angela Copson

Incredible list of records for veteran Rugby & Northampton AC star

World record holder Angela Copson has been named female masters athlete of the year by the European Veterans Athletic Association.

The Rugby & Northampton Athletic Club star had an incredible summer in her first year in the women’s 65 age group.

Coached by Ian Wilson, Angela’s amazing list of records includes:

Ten British W65 Bests, on the track 400m, 800m, 1,500m, 3,000m, 5,000m, 10,000m and 1 hour run.

Three on the road - 5 miles, 10k and marathon.

Five European individual W65 Bests on the track, 800m, 1,500m, 3,000m, 5,000m and 10,000m plus one to be confirmed 10km on the road. Plus a share in the W60 4 x 400 relay European Record set in August.

Three World W65 age-group records on the track, 1,500m, 5,000m & 10,000m plus 3,000 tbc and one to be confirmed marathon on the road.