Strong Showings from Atlanta Track Club Masters in Spokane

ATLANTA  July 31, 2018 – A year after winning the USATF National Masters Track & Field Championship in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Atlanta Track Club’s Masters team traveled to Spokane, Washington to compete in the 2018 Championships this past weekend. Though they were unable to defend their title, the team delivered yet another set of impressive performances. So Cal Track Club took home the team title, but Atlanta Track Club went home with a slew of top-five finishes.

Strong Showings from Atlanta Track Club Masters in Spokane

Jeanne Daprano, the world record holder in the W70 mile, the W75 400 meters and W75 800 meters had a characteristically phenomenal weekend.  She collected three gold medals in the women’s 80-84 division, winning the 1500m, 400m and 800m, while also finishing third in the 100m. 

Joel Dubow took home a pair of gold medals in the men’s 75-79 division with wins in the 10,000m race walk and the 5,000m race walk. On the field, Tom Fraker Jr. dominated the men’s 60-64 age group with gold medals in the hammer and weight throw competitions, while Sid Davis submitted a standout performance in the men’s 80-84 age group with a 4th place finishes in the hammer and weight throw and a 5th place finish in the discus. 

In the jumps, Atlanta Track Club also had Catherine Radle win the women’s 70-74 pole vault and Jim Sauers set the American record as he won the 70-74 high jump. Regina Richardson won a silver and bronze in the women’s 50-54 in the triple jump and long, jump, respectively. See below for a full listing of the top performances of the weekend and a link to the full results. 


Gold Medals: 
Joel Dubow M75-79 10,000m Racewalk, 5,000m Racewalk
Jeanne Daprano W80-84 1500m, 400m, 800m
Catherine Radle W70-74 Pole Vault
Tom Fraker, Jr. M60-64 Hammer Throw, Weight Throww
Ann Carter W75-79 Triple Jump, Pentathlon 
Amir Rosa, Jr., M 50-54 800m

Silver Medals:
Regina Richardson W50-54 Triple Jump 
Catherine Radle W70-74 High Jump 
Julia Curran W55-59 High Jump 
Trenice Mullis Dubow W60-64 Racewalk
Robert Fowler M70-74 5,000 Racewalk
Reginald Mason M60-64 400m
David Cannon M50-54 400m
Kathy Kurek Wiegand W 40-44 2,000m Steeplechase, 5000m

Bronze Medals: 
Robert Fowler M70-74 10,000 Racewalk
Anna Mayhewrozek W40-44 400m Hurdles, High Jump
Jeanne Daprano W80-84 100m
Kathy Kurek Wiegand W40-44 10,000m
Regina Richardson W50-54 Long Jump, 80m Hurdles, Pentathlon
David Wilkes M55-59 3,000m Steeple
Julia Curran W55-59 80m Hurdles

Top 10:
4th David Wilkes M55-59 1500m
4th Sid Davis M80-84 Hammer Throw, Weight Throw
4th Ann Carter W 75-79 100m
4th Loretta Woodward W60-64 100m 
4th David Cannon M50-54 3000m Steeplechase
4th David Wilkes, M 55-59 800m 
5th Regina Richardson W50-54 300m Hurdles  
5th Sid Davis M80-84 Discus
5th David Cannon, M 50-54 800m
6th Loretta Woodward W60-64 200m
6th Trenice Mullis Dubow, W 60-64 800m
6th Julia Curran, W 55-59 Pentathlon 
9th Trenice Mullis Dubow W60-64 1500m


Strong Showings from Atlanta Track Club Masters in Spokane