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SEVENTY YEARS AGO

In 1948 the Welsh T&F Champs were held for the first time ever in Port Talbot. Big crowd, record number of entries in all events.
Local athlete Cyril Evans won PV with 3.20, new native Welsh Record.

 SIXTY YEARS AGO

At Aberystwyth on 24 May 1958, hero of day was tough Carmarthen GS boy Hedydd Davies. Half an hour after coming 2nd in 3m, he started the 1500m S/Chase and soon built up a half lap lead. With a lap to go he lost his shoe but he managed to carry on to win the race.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

In Jan 1968 Welsh XC enthusiasts were shocked to hear that Gilwern's two Internationals, Adrian Aylett and Winstone Bradley, both announced their retirement. Their absences will be painfully missed by Breconshire's only club.

Double click to insert body te ..FORTY YEARS AGO

In Sep 1968, in response to a request by IAAF, a Heptathlon for women was held for the first time ever in the UK.
The winner was Welsh athlete Ruth Howell with a score of 5126 pts.

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