First report: Willie Gault claims M50 world records for 100, 200
Results have yet to be posted here,
but frequent meet announcer and masters track geek Bill Fitzpatrick
reports: “Willie Gault
today in the 100: 10.88, W=+1.8. 200: 22.44, W=+1.2. 2 WRs” at the Occidental Invitational in Los Angeles. This is huge. If confirmed, Willie has pulled of a rare WR double in M50. And his times beat legends â€” Bill Collins
and his 10.95 from 2002, and Everad Samuels
and his 22.53 from 2008. On the Age-Graded Tables, his marks correspond to open (age 20-30) times of 9.7 seconds and (I swear it’s true) 19.34. Willie Bolt it is! Now for the true challenge of masters track: getting the marks ratified and posted. Pray for him.
May 8, 2011