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1979 – Leading Steve Ovett


Set one of the oldest records in British Athletics at Crystal Palace on October 14, 1970, winning the 2000 metres in a British, European and World age 15 record 5:33.1. The existing World and European record was set in 2015, by Norwegian sensation, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, with 5.24.41. Tim’s record lasted 23 years until it was beaten by Croatia’s Dalibor Balgac, in 1993, with 5.25.69. His record lasted 22 years. On his Tour of America, in 1925, legendary Flying Finn, Paavo Nurmi, set a World Indoor 2000 metres record of 5:33.0.




2012 UK All-Time Age Records


UK All-Time Youth (U/18) Lists


Yahoo GoeCities 2001-2009


Webring Webspace 2009-2013




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