Dwain Chambers to race at British Indoor Championships at age 40

Chambers’ 60m inside of most finest of 6.42 seconds areas him fifth on the all-time world checklist
Spar British Athletics Indoor Championships
Venue: Arena Birmingham, Birmingham Date: 9-10 February
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Broken-down world indoor champion Dwain Chambers is to manufacture his most up-to-date return to athletics on the age of 40 when he traces up within the 60m on the British Indoor Championships on Saturday.

He used to be banned for doping in 2004 nevertheless returned to the sport in 2006 and received the 60m world indoor title in 2010.

Chambers has entirely competed twice since formally retiring in July 2017.

His time of 6.70 seconds on the Lee Valley December Starting up used to be the 17th quickest within the UK closing year.

The pause two in Birmingham will automatically be chosen for subsequent month’s European Indoors in Glasgow, equipped they meet the qualifying time of 6.60secs.

Chambers, who closing ran for Gigantic Britain in 2014, attempted to rupture into American football at some stage in his two-year doping ban and did so again in 2007, earlier than an unsuccessful trial spell at rugby league club Castleford Tigers in 2008.

He took gold on the World Indoors in Doha in 2010 and bronze two years later in Istanbul.

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