VIRTUAL LEAGUE RACING SERIES 32 IN MEMORY OF JORDI LLOPART

Virtual League Racing Series 32 in memory of Jordi Llopart

Jordi Llopart, the great Spanish race walker competed in the 50 km event at the 1980, 1984, and 1988 Olympics, winning a silver medal in 1980. He was a European champion in this event in 1978, Spain’s first ever gold in athletics. He was a renowned stylist and some of us had the privilege of seeing him in action at the World Cup in the Isle of Man in 1985. He died of a heart attack on November 11.

Jordi Llopart 1980 finishing 2nd Olympic 50k

MENS AGE GRADED 2KM TEAM
1 Lancashire Walking Club (88.87%)

2 Birchfield Harriers (76.67%)
3 Manx Harriers (76.36%)
4 Sarnia Walking Club (71.93%)
5 Quickstep Fitness (67.24%)
6 Surrey Walking Club (51.1%)

MENS 2KM TEAM
1 Manx Harriers (19)
2 Lancashire Walking Club (24)
3 Birchfield Harriers (34)
4 Quickstep Fitness (58)
5 Sarnia Walking Club (69)
6 Surrey Walking Club (172)

Our team as follows – a great turnout:

Tony Taylor M70 95.00% Lancs WC 10:34.0

Dave Evans M70 87.93% Lancs WC 11:25.0

Greg Smith M65 83.68% Lancs WC 11:17.0

Guy Goodair M80 74.07% Lancs WC 15:55.0

Roy Gunnett M70 72.13% Lancs WC 13:55.0

Tony Bell M55 63.54% Lancs WC 13:15.0

Martin Payne M60 62.19% Lancs WC 13:56.0

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Next week’s 2 k will remember the much admired Peter ‘Pete’ Ryan.

Pete Ryan, number 7 finishing arm in arm with Martin Fisher.

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1 Response to VIRTUAL LEAGUE RACING SERIES 32 IN MEMORY OF JORDI LLOPART

  1. jconstandinou says:

    Virtual League Racing Series – Race 33 – Peter Ryan Memorial Race
    Virtual League Racing Series – Race 32 – Jordi Llopart Memorial Race
    Virtual League Racing Series – Race 29 – Ann Smith Memorial Race
    Virtual League Racing Series – Race 25 – Chelsea O’Rawe-Hobbs Memorial Race

    Please let me know of any other race walkers who have sadly passed away this year, and I will rededicate one of the previous events to them for eternity.

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