Janet Dickinson Nominated for World Masters Athletics Annual Awards

World Masters Heptathlon Gold for Janet Dickinson

World Masters Athletics Federation have introduced Awards for the Best Masters athlete in each discipline in addition to their annual Best Masters Male and Female Athletes Award.

Nominees are selected following numerous hours spent trawling through results, records, PBs, analysing statistics and studying the WMA criteria.

BAC’s Janet Dickinson, a professor at Bournemouth University has been nominated by British Masters Athletics for the World Masters Athletic Federation Awards 2018 for her Multi Events performances and achievements.

Janet Dickinson was all smiles after breaking the 19yr old British Heptathlon record 2018.

Janet won the silver medal at the World Masters Heptathlon this year in Malaga, Spain, competing for Great Britain. Nationally she won six different British Athletics Championships including Heptathlon and Pentathlon.

Janet Dickinson near the end of the final event (800m) in the World Championship W50 Heptathlon in Malaga, Spain.

Janet set new British Heptathlon Records at the British Championships and again at the World Masters Championships.

Janet is coached by Paul Rees and a is member of Bournemouth Athletic Club and Bournemouthbarbell.

Janet competing for BAC at the SAL in Devon June 2018.
Janet with Paul Rees

Congratulations to Janet on her excellent performance and we wish her every success for 2019. WMA should announce the winners shortly.

World Masters Athletics Annual Awards