At the Midland (British) Masters Throwers Group (MMTG) Christmas Throws Pentathlon Competition held at the Moorways Stadium in Derby on Saturday 9th December 2017, in very cold and damp conditions, David Kuester of Bicester AC and Oxford City AC Vets was 1st with 2,793 points in the 70+ age group and second in the overall points score of all 17 competitors.  Despite the weather conditions the Shot, Javelin and overall points score were the best since July 2016!!

Individual event results were as follows:

Hammer throw    =      29.95m  599 pts (1st )
Shot Putt             =     8.85m    602 pts (1st )
Discus                 =     26.26m  535 pts (1st )
Javelin                 =    24.82m  467 pts (1st )
Heavy Weight      =   10.92m  590 pts (1st)

Total   =    2,793 pts (1st )

By D Kuester