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Greta 5th in World Para 1500

Greta Streimikyte finished 5th for Ireland in the World Paralympics T13 1500 final in Dubai this morning. Greta recorded a time of 4.48.75 in a race won by Fatima El Idrissi (MOR) in 4.39.62.

Scullion 43rd in World Championship Marathon

Stephen Scullion placed 43rd in last night’s  IAAF World Championship Marathon in Doha in 2.21.32.  Running a conservative race Scullion held back over the opening KMs and then worked his way through from 65th at 5k to a top 50 place. The World Champion is  Lelise Desisa (ETH) 2.10.40. Scullion was relatively pleased posting on his twitter account: “We’re 43rd in the World this time. I think I can do a little better than that next time.. it won’t be easy, but I’m ok with that.”

Stephen Scullion selected for World champs Marathon

Athletics Ireland recently confirmed the selection of Stephen Scullion in the Marathon for the 2019 World Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar from the 27th September to the 6th October.

Scullion and Sergiu at World Half

The IAAF World Half Marathon Championships took place in Valencia this evening. Clonliffe duo Stephen Scullion and Sergiu Ciobanu were on the Irish team, Stephen placed 92nd in 65.19 with Sergiu 101st in 66.19.

Greta 4th at World Para Games

Clonliffe`s Greta Streimikyte tonight finished in 4th place in the T13 1500 at the world Paralympic Games in London. Greta ran a season`s best of 4.47.54.

Sergiu gets World Half Marathon call up

Sergiu Ciobanu will win his 2nd Irish cap on March 26th in Cardiff at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. The Irish team was announced yesterday and in addition to the Clonliffe man includes Paul Pollock, Kevin Seaward, Sean Hehir and Tom Frazer.

Gary places 11th in World 50k C`ship plus Jingle Bells

Gary O’Hanlon finished in a most credible 11th place in the IAU 50k World Championships in the heat of Doha today. Gary recorded a time of 3.07.50. His average time for each 5k lap was 18.47 with a fastest lap of 17.23.

Also on the 5th and closer to home in a pretty dreadful conditions Brian Flanagan was 13th (15.41) in the Jingle Bells 5k in the Phoenix Park with Tom Sherlock 26th (16.29).

Gary O`Hanlon for Doha World 50k

Athletics Ireland have announced that Gary O`Hanlon will represent Ireland in Doha on December 4th at the World 50k Championships. Gary competed in the event last year where he finished an excellent 5th. The gruelling event consists of 10 x 5k laps!

Sarah McCormack 9th In World Mountains

The World Mountain Running Championships took place today in Betws-y-Coed, Wales Clonliffe`s 2014 National Cross Country Champion Sarah McCormack was a fine 9th place finisher.

Gregan & Co. set National Record in Beijing

Brian Gregan got the Irish 4 x 400 team off to a great start in the Bird`s nest Stadium in Beijing this morning passing onto Brian Murphy (Crusaders), in turn to ace hurdler Thomas Barr (Ferrybank) and Mark English (UCD) the team finished 7th in their semi (13th overall) and set a National Record of 3.01.26. Post race the Clonliffe man said: “I had to run my own race out there, and not panic when the guy (Jamaican) came beside me. The first leg is always difficult to measure.” It was a classy performance by the team, mention also of squad man Timmy Crowe, congratulations to all concerned.

4 x 400 worlds


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