Kamloops’ Reed captures 800m silver

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Great way to close out the season! Reed was also third in the last Golden League event of the season a week ago in Brussels.

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VANCOUVER SUN
SEPTEMBER 12, 2009

British Columbian Gary Reed’s silver-medal finish in the 800-metre race led Canadians at the IAAF World Athletics Final meet in Thessaloniki, Greece Saturday.

Racing before a crowd of 27500, Reed was lying in seventh place with 200 metres to go when he put in his final kick that pushed him past South African Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, the world champion at that distance.

Reed finished in second behind Kenya’s David Lekuta, who claimed gold with a 1:44.85 time.

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