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World Records in Spain and Australia


    World Records of Maria Rosa Escribano (W60, ESP, indoor penthatlon), Alicia Hernández (W60, ESP, indoor triple jump), Julie Brims (W55, AUS, 100m, 200m, 400m) and Carol Davis (W70, AUS, heptathlon).


    Two World Indoor Records in Barcelona

    Josep Maria Antentas reports of world records in Barcelona:

    Maria Rosa Escribano (W60) produced a new world record in pentathlon of 4787 points at the Catalonian Indoor Championships in Barcelona, (Palau Sant Jordi, the same venue for the World Indoor Championships in 1995)

    The Catalan athlete, who on the way broke the Spanish record in high jump (1.39 m.) improve her previous world record in 139 points.

    Escribano did 10.57 (60 m. hurdles), 1.39 (high jump), 9.52 (shot put), 4.51 (long jump) and 2.59.92 (800 m.), the multi medallist in the Master´s big events, is in her second year age group W60.

    EMA already reported last week on the other world record in Barcelona, which Alicia Hernández (W60) won in the triple jump with a distance of 10.27m, 2cm better than the old mark.

    Josep Maria Antentas added that Hernández is coached by Toni Corgos, a 16.28 m, performer in triple and silver medal in long jump in the European outdoor championships in 1982. Corgos was there attending his athlete.

    Four World Records in Australia

    Three of the world records achieved Julie Brims (W55) of Brisbane. She reached a women`s sprint triple world record to be now the fastest 55 year old women in the world. Her impressive results:

    100m 12.24secs – 30 January 2021 (previously 12.80 Nicole Alexis FRA)

    200m 25.18secs – 30 January 2021 (previously 26.36         Nicole Alexis FRA)

    400m 59.36secs – 23 January 2021 (previously 1:00.56 Marie Mathieu PUR)

    At one day, Frenchwoman Nicole Alexis lost two W55 word records to Julie.

    Carol Davis of Queensland broke the W70 world record in the Heptathlon setting the current mark of 6.375 points (6-7 February 2021). She beat the listed mark of 6.253 points by Marianne Maier (AUT) at 2013 WMACS in Porto Alegre/BRA.