Atheltics: Guy posts personal best

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LASSWADE’S Scotland’s Guy Learmonth secured a superb victory in the 800 metres in a new personal best time of 1:47.65 at the Hyundai Grand Prix meeting at Oslo’s Bislett Stadium last night.

The 20-year-old Loughborough University student outkicked Australian Ryan Gregson (1:48.35) and Sweden’s former World Youth champion Johan Rodgestat to record a European Championship qualifying time.

“There’s a lot more to come,” said a delighted Learmonth, whose previous best was 1:47.84.