Most successful track athletes who started late.


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Re: Most successful track athletes who started late.

Postby doug5321 » Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:05 am

jack foster started running at age 33 ran 2:11 at 41 and 2:20 in the marathon at age 50. http://stevequick.blogspot.com/2010/02/ ... leage.html
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Re: Most successful track athletes who started late.

Postby Conor Dary » Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:38 am

doug5321 wrote:jack foster started running at age 33 ran 2:11 at 41 and 2:20 in the marathon at age 50. http://stevequick.blogspot.com/2010/02/ ... leage.html


Already mentioned Foster.
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Re: Most successful track athletes who started late.

Postby Spickard » Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:55 pm

Not sure if you are limiting this to track-only athletes, but Donald Thomas learned to high jump in 2006 and was World Champion in 2007. Not too shabby.
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