Walkie Talkie Tower Climb 2020: Ryan Daniell and Vicki Wheatley win at season opener

Posted: February 29, 2020 in News
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Walkie Talkie Tower Climb

Ryan Daniell took victory at the Walkie Talkie Building in the first race of the UK tower running season.

With the 2019 winner and UK number one, Laurence Ball, a no-show, the race was wide open. Newcomer Daniell made the most of it, scaling the 896 steps of the London tower in 5:21.

David Harris finished in 5:23 to repeat the second-place he took last year. It was the second year in a row that just two seconds separated the top two finishers. Robert Williams rounded out the podium, reaching the top in 5:51.

Walkie Talkie Tower Climb 2020

Men’s podium: David Harris, Ryan Daniell and Robert Williams

In the women’s division, top spot went the way of Vicki Wheatley who finished in 6:15. She was followed by Elaine Battson in 6:44, who improved on her third-place ranking at last year’s event. Chiara Cristoni took third with a time of 6:46.

Full Walkie Talkie Tower Climb 2020 results.

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