Richard KILTY

Richard KILTY - Great Britain - Gold medals at World Indoors & Europeans, in Zurich.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 16 August 2014

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Saturday, 02 September 1989
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Stockton on Tees, England.
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Richard KILTY - Great Britain - Gold medals at World Indoors & Europeans, in Zurich.

Richard Kilty takes the baton from Harry Aikines-Aryeetey in the semi-final of the men's 4x100m relay in Zurich.

The British quartet won the European Championship final the following day with Adam Gemili taking

the last leg in place of Daniel Talbot (who also received a Gold medal) . Results below.


 

 1.  Great Britain
 37.93 James Ellington, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, Richard Kilty, Adam Gemili
 2.  Germany  38.09  Julian Reus, Sven Knipphals, Alexander Kosenkow, Lucas Jakubczyk
 3.   Frtance
 38.47  Pierre Vincent, Christophe Lemaitre, Teddy Tinmar, Ben Bassaw

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Earlier in 2014  at the World Indoor Championships in Sopot (Poland) Richard Kilty won the men's 60 metres

Gold medal in a personal best time of 6.49 seconds. The Final was  the closest race in the history of

the World Indoor Championships, as all eight men crossed the finish line less than one-tenth of a second apart,

with the top six runners separated by only 0.04 s.  He was the sixth Briton to run a sub 6.50 second 60m indoors.