Olympian at Steyning-London Games

Double Hungarian Olympian Gyula Dudas made his debut on the Sussex Race walking scene at the weekend when he finished second in the Steyning Athletic Club’s “Open” 15km road walk.

Dudas who raced in both the 2000 and 2004 Olympics has been living in Brighton for the past decade and his walking has been restricted to training and walking the Brighton Marathon for the past two years.

He met his match however in the person of super vet Ian Richards M65 who has been ruling the roost in Sussex for several years.

Sussex Schools History Makers - - UPDATE

The Sussex Schools team at Gateshead last weekend made history when they won the E W Hanley trophy by winning the senior boys group.

Sussex teams have won Group Trophies in the “B” group but for the past decade they have been in the “A” group.

Since the Counties were split into Groups for team events Sussex were victorious in the “B” group in both 1975 and 1982 when they won the Aggregate title but since they were moved into the “A” group, where they and Lancashire are the smallest Counties, they have not figured.

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