‘It was emotional’: Britain’s Josh Kerr and Molly Caudery win gold in Glasgow

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First came the sight of Josh Kerr roaring and punching the air, adrenaline whizzing around him like a tornado. Then, 34 minutes later, there was Molly Caudery crying and shaking her head, still adapting to the thrill of the new. And just like that Britain had two gold medals, two world indoor champions, and a glorious evening for a sport that has suffered its fair share of bruises.

Super Saturday? Not quite. But what a night it was. Naturally Kerr, who was born in Edinburgh, stole most of the attention of the home crowd with an imperious victory in the 3,000m. But 23-year-old Caudery also burrowed into their hearts with a staggeringly impressive win in the pole vault.

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Written by Sean Ingle at Commonwealth Arena
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2024/mar/02/josh-kerr-and-molly-caudery-claim-world-indoor-gold-for-britain under the title “‘It was emotional’: Britain’s Josh Kerr and Molly Caudery win gold in Glasgow”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.