Burbidge and Boden take Devonport 200m

In a welcome return to form Tom Burbidge the 2010 Stawell Gift winner blasted the field off 13m to take victory in a time of 21.05 in the 200m on day 2 of the Devonport Gift carnival.

His main opposition came from back marker and training partner, Brendan Cole, who ran superbly off 8m to come second in 21.22 seconds.

In the Women’s equivalent Lauren Boden showed great sprinting form to explode around the bend and take victory off 8m in a fast time of 23.55. Melissa Breen running off only 3m also ran extremely well to break 24 seconds (23.98) to finish 3rd.

It was a very successful day for tme squad who now moves to Burnie on new years day for the last carnival of the  Basslink series.

Happy New Year to all.

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