Bronze for Su Yan Tay at World Masters

Su Yan Tay (UG) has won bronze in the Long Distance event in the W45 class at the World Masters Orienteering Championships held outside Bad Harzburg in Germany.

After a disappointing DNF in the qualifying race for the Sprint, Su Yan went on to win the B final and then followed this up with a 36th and 22nd placing in the qualifying races for the Long Distance race.

In placing third in the final, Su Yan was only 2:58 mins behind the winner while Wendy Read (UG) came 45th in the same final in a field of 68 runners. Natasha Key from Victoria was the only other Australian to gain a place in the Long Distance races, coming third in her W40 class.

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