DOM KING SUCCESS - DUDINCE 50K
Report by George Nibre and Henry Horne
Dom King raced the 50kms in Dudince on 23 March 2019 in warm to hot conditions and achieved the very hard UK World Athletics qualifying time of under 3hrs 59 minutes, with a sterling effort of 3 hrs 56 minutes and 36 seconds to take 14th position in a world-class field. Dom raced with perfect pace judgement throughout and was 10 minutes quicker than 2018 in Dudince.
The time achieved was the UK 5th fastest time of all-time and also Dom's second fastest ever time. This time should secure his selection for DOHA in October 2019. The World veteran Champion from 2018 showed his mark and class. Dom can now push on towards a future UK 50kms record with margin gains over the next months. With 2020 TOKYO looming next year this has set the foundations and pathway for another Olympic selection, and a high world rankings place.
published in Essex Walk April/May 2019