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Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers' Robbie Lightowler clinches gold at World Biathle Championship
4:00pm Friday 11th October 2013 in Sport
Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers' Robbie Lightowler celebrated success on the international stage as he won a gold medal at the World Biathle Championship.
Lightowler, from St Albans, clinched the Youth 15-16 title in a time of 9.23.99, beating Fabian Meeusen of Switzerland by two and a half seconds.
The race, which was held in Limassol, Cyprus, started with 1K run, then a 200m Swim, and finished with a 1K run.
Elsewhere, Beth Potter (Under-23) finished as the first women at the Great Scottish 10k with a time of 34.04. Her time was enough to seal tenth place overall.
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