4 Mar 2024

Hawke's Bay's George Beamish wins gold medal in Glasgow

From Checkpoint, 4:33 pm on 4 March 2024

New Zealand track and field athletes capped off the country's best ever finish at the World Athletics Indoor Championships with an unlikely gold medal in the 1500 metres today.

Hawke's Bay's George Beamish won the world title during a scintillating final lap in Glasgow, in a race that's not even his specialist event.

Sports reporter Felicity Reid speaks to Lisa Owen.