Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

MEADOWS HOPES FOR GOLDEN YEAR ; Unfinished Business for Fit-Again Wigan Harrier after London Setback

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

MEADOWS HOPES FOR GOLDEN YEAR ; Unfinished Business for Fit-Again Wigan Harrier after London Setback

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JENNY Meadows travels to Sheffield this weekend for the Sainsbury's British Indoor Championships in a happy mood and great form.

Wigan Harrier Meadows launched her season in Vienna last Saturday and despite flight delays to hamper her preparations posted a world leading 800m indoor mark.

The former World indoor silver medallist clocked 1 min 59.21 seconds to win the race by five seconds from British rival, Rowena Cole. It was the fastest time by a British girl since Meadows recorded 1:58.43 in 2010 to claim her world podium place.

A Commonwealth Games finalist in Glasgow last summer, she later tweeted her approval: "Slightly overwhelmed to run 1.59.21 in first race. Appreciate being fit & healthy for first time in 3 years!" The former Manchester council athletics development coach will be 34 in April but still has plenty of unfinished business with the sport.

As well as her injury problems, Meadows has suffered more than most because of the sports' drug cheats. …

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