City of York Athletics Club ace Richard Buck helps Great Britain claim relay record in Glasgow

City of York Athletics Club star Richard Buck

City of York Athletics Club star Richard Buck

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CITY of York Athletics Club star Richard Buck was part of a record-breaking Great Britain and Northern Ireland 4x400 metres relay quartet in Glasgow.

Buck teamed up with Luke Lennon-Ford, Conrad Williams and Nigel Levine at the Sainsbury's Glasgow International Match, running the second leg as they clocked a stadium record of three minutes 6.27 seconds.

The relay success was one of 13 wins for British athletes at the Emirates Arena in a curtain raiser to the indoor season.

In the unique match, GB & NI took on the USA, a Commonwealth Select team and a Scottish Select team.

Despite the relay win, GB & NI finished on 59 points, three behind the victorious Commonwealth Select side.

The USA finished third with 53 points, with Scotland fourth on 40 points.

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