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Round-up: Barr 49.39 secs in Geneva. Mageean 2:07.40 for 800m at NI Championships.

Thomas Barr of Ferrybank showed that he’s over his recent injury when he clocked a time of 49.39 secs for third in the 400m hurdles at the  Athletics Geneva meet in Switzerland. This time is just outside the World Championships qualifying standard of 49.35 secs. Clonliffe’s Brian Gregan won  the 400m A heat with a […]

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Round-Up: Leon Reid runs 10.26 secs at Ton le Gaoithe. Mitchell 15:50 for 5000m at BMC. Leinster team for CSIT

Menapian’s Leon Reid dominated both the 100m and 200m races at today’s wind-assisted (mostly) Ton le Gaoithe track and field meet in Waterford. In the 100m, Reid ran two races, clocking 10.27 secs in the first with an assisting wind of 2.9 and 10.26 secs in the second with the help of a +4 wind. […]

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Round-Up: Barr Opens His Season at Irish Universities Championships. Corbally wins Ras UCD

Thomas Barr opened his outdoor season with victory in the 400m hurdles at the Irish Universities Track and Field Championships in CIT, Cork. Barr won the race in an untroubled 50.92 secs; a distant second was Joe Halwax  of DKIT in 53.83 secs.  Also opening his season in some style was Marcus Lawler of IT […]

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European Indoors – Irish in action/results (ongoing)

Day 1 – Friday 8.45 – Women’s 400m heats. Ht 1, 4 Sinead Denny 54.20 – lane 1; tough. Ht 5, 3 Phil Healy 54.80 – Phil unlucky to be pipped for the second qualifying place in a rough heat, with a fall and a disqualification (later reinstated). 9.20 – Men’s 400m Ht 2, 2 […]

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Round-up: Indoor titles for Travers, Healy, Gregan and Leon Reid. Clohisey wins Enniscorthy 10k. Foster runs 11.42 secs.

John Travers of Donore Harriers outsprinted Paul Robinson of St Coca’s for victory in a thrilling men’s 1500m at the Irish Life Health National Indoors in Abbotstown. Travers was timed at 3:50.44 to Robinson’s 3:50.55 with Raheny’s Cillian Kirwan coming from behind to finish third in 3:54.65. Olympic steeplechaser Kerry O’Flaherty of Newcastle was a […]

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Mageean wins 3000m at National Indoors

UCD’s Ciara Mageean was a clear winner of the 3000m at the opening day of the Irish Life Health National Indoor Championships in Abbotstown. Making the early pace in the race was Kilcoole’s Fionnuala McCormack, with Mageean and Michelle Finn of Leevale on her heels. Finn was next to push the pace, but when Mageean […]

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Athlone International: Mageean 5th in 1500m. Lots of Euro Indoors qualifying marks

Kyle Langford broke the British indoor 600m best at the AIT International Grand Prix in Athlone last night. The 21-year-old European junior gold medal winner clocked 1:16.10 to better Dai Greene’s 1:16.22 from 2013. USA’s Erik Sowinski with 1:16.15 and Poland’s Artur Kuciapski’s 1:16.77 were second and third, with Niall Tuohy 4th in 1:18.35. Mark English of […]

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Barr’s record one of six at University Indoors (updated)

Thomas Barr broke his own 400m university  indoor record  with  time of 46.87 secs at the Irish University Indoor Championships in Athlone IT today. Running for the University of Limerick, Barr’s time is  also a qualifying time for  the European Indoor Championships.  Barr also finished second in the 200m and anchored UL to victory in […]

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McCormack loses shoe and finishes fourth in Antrim. McCann wins W17 race (updated)

Fionnuala McCormack  finished a disappointed fourth at the Antrim International in Greenmount Campus after losing a shoe with a kilomotre to go of the 5.6km  race. By the end of the opening lap, former African junior champion Caroline Kipkirui of Kenya and Ethiopians Gotytom Gebreslase and Birtukan Adamu along with McCormack had broken clear of […]

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Ganiel 1st, Ciobanu 3rd Leiden ‘Half’. Plus Euro Masters and round-up.

Gladys Ganiel of North Belfast Harriers won the Leiden Half Marathon in Belgium this morning. With selection for the Rio ’16 marathon squad taking place tomorrow, Ganiel had hoped to prove her fitness by running a fast time. Unfortunately, warm, muggy conditions and cobbles on quarter of the course meant times generally were  slow and […]

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