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British U23 800m title for Reid

Manxman takes title in last age-group champs

Manx athlete Joe Reid is the British Under-23 800m champion.

He won the title at the weekend, with the England Athletics U23 Championship taking place at Bedford International Athletic Stadium.

Reid produced a late surge on the home straight, pipping Brighton runner Spencer Thomas to take gold in a time of 1:51.91.

A delighted Reid Tweeted afterwards, saying it was his last ever age-group championship but his first ever title.

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