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Andrea Miller Breaks Own New Zealand 100m Hurdles Record

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Andrea Miller
Andrea Miller

10 June 2009 - Andrea Miller took a step closer to competing at the World Championships in Berlin after breaking her New Zealand 100m hurdles record in Geneva.

Miller clipped her national record by two hundredths of a second in winning the race in 13.10s.

Her previous record was set in Belgium in July last year.

The three times New Zealand champion was well clear of second placed Lisa Urech who recorded 13.23s.

Miller also bettered the B standard of 13.11s for the World Athletic Championships. The A standard is 12.96s. Barry Ellis to manage New Zealand team to World Mountain Running Championships

Barry Ellis of Tauranga has been appointed by Athletics New Zealand to manage the New Zealand team to the World Mountain Running Championships.

A team of 13 have already been announced for the Championships to be held in Campodolcino Italy on 6 September.

This will be the ninth time that Ellis has managed the World Mountain Running team, the first was in 1998 in La Reunion when Jonathan Wyatt won the first of his six world titles.

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