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Irene won seven gold medals in Lyon at the World Masters Championships that ended Sunday, setting three world records in the process: two WR relay marks plus a WR 80m hurdle time surpassing her Pride Meet WR time. She also took second in the 400m behind the Italian world record holder. PA masters runner Fei-Mei Chou also picked up two golds in the World Record 4x100m, 4x400m Relays and a bronze in the 400m (she is in 4x100m relay photo behind Irene).
Additional note from Irene Herman: “Irene’s gold medals came in the 100, 200, WR 80m hurdles, 200m hurdles, Long Jump, and both the WR 4x100m and 4x400m relays.”
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USA’s Winning W80-89 4x100m Relay Team: Irene Obera is on the far left.