Tag Archives | Phil Healy

Athletics round-up: Heaslip, Maher take National 10km titles (updated)

Shona Heaslip of An Riocht and Brian Maher of Kilkenny City Harriers came out on top at the National 10km Championships, held in conjunction with the Great Ireland Run in Dublin’s Phoenix Park today (April 15). Heaslip crossed the line in 34:52, with Kerry O’Flaherty of Newcastle AC second in 35:00 and DSD’s Laura Shaughnessy […]

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World University Games: Irish in Action (ongoing)

Emma Mitchell finished seventh in the women’s 5000m at the World University Games in Taipei today. Her time of  16:00.02 put her less than 15 seconds behind the winner Hanna Klein of Germany who finished in 15:45.28. Shona Heaslip ran a personal best time of 16:09.62  to finish 11th. Only Irish athlete left is Matt Bergin […]

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Seventh gold for Jason Smyth. Tobin runs 3.57 mile in Cork

Jason Smyth  from Derry Track Club has  added the T13 200m title at the Para Athletics World Championships in London to the 100m he won on Sunday. Smyth, who had comfortably won his heat yesterday stormed to victory with a season’s best time of 21.40 seconds, finishing well ahead of Namibia’s Johannes Nambala  second in […]

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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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