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Sunday, 20 November 2011

Yamauchi lands Olympic A qualifier in Yokohama

Mara Yamauchi has made a strong comeback to marathon racing as she came third in an Olympic A qualifying time of 2h27:24 in Yokohama, Japan, earlier on, gaining a firm foothold in the reckoning for selection on the British team for London in the process.
That was her first outing over the distance since her 2h26:16 on home soil in London last year to move second only to Paula Radcliffe in the British rankings this season, making the fifth Briton to engage the A qualifying territory in a battle royal for berths that is working up nothing less than fascinating and looks likely to go to the wire. Full story http://athleticsstargate.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/yamauchi-lands-olympic-a-qualifier-in-yokohama/

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