Barnet Copthall swimmer Georgie Hamilton finished the London Marathon as the quickest female aged 70 and above

Barnet Copthall swimmer Georgie Hamilton finished the London Marathon as the fastest women aged 70 or above.

Barnet Copthall swimmer Georgie Hamilton finished the London Marathon as the fastest women aged 70 or above.

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Barnet Copthall swimmer Georgie Hamilton proved she is a women of many talents, finishing as the fastest 70+ female runner in the London Marathon.

Hamilton - who usually competes in the water - came out as the fastest female runner aged 70 years or older in the London Marathon on April 13.

A time of 4.21.43 was enough to put Hamilton ahead of the second quickest runner in her caterogy, who was a minute and a half behind.

That time would have put Hamilton 28th in the equivalent men's category.

Hamilton is a regular medal winner in swimming events such as the 200m butterfly, 400m individual medley and 3000m, 5000m and 10,000m open water events.

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