Golden boy Ross

Morpeth’s Ross Charlton rounded off his 2018/19 season on Saturday, by claiming gold at the UIPM’s U19 LaserRun World Championship in Budapest.

Thursday, 22nd August 2019, 12:27 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th September 2019, 12:54 pm
Ross Charlton takes gold.

The 17-year-old added another major medal to his collection with a superb display in the Hungarian capital.

For the first time, the World Championships for both the Junior’s LaserRun and Senior’s Pentathlon were held together, the Combined LaserRun being the final two events in a full Pentathlon, comprising 4 x pistol shooting and subsequent 4 x 800m runs. The field of 32 athletes saw Ross lead throughout before coming home ahead of Egypt’s Eiad El Kashef and Yuriy Kovalchuk from Ukraine