A blistering night for Ireland at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow saw Ciara Mageean qualify for Sunday’s 1500m final and Mark English win his heat of the 800m as both former European medallists continued their return to form.
The family affairs have continued in Berlin with Jakob Ingebrigtsen leading home brother Henrik to complete an astonishing 1500-5000 double, while the three Borlée brothers combined to win another gold in the men’s 4x400m relay at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin.
Following Thomas Barr’s bronze medal in the 400m hurdles last night, Phil Healy and Ciara Mageean have maintained the Friday feeling for Irish athletics at the European Championships in Berlin, with Mageean booking a place in Sunday’s 1500m final.
Thomas Barr is into Thursday’s final of the men’s 400m hurdles at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin - while Phil Healy bowed out in the 100m semi-finals but is still satisfied with her progress made this season.
Brendan Boyce went through the pain barrier to finish 19th in the men’s 50k walk at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin – having been in a medal position at halfway – as Ireland’s three track representatives bowed out back at the Olympic Stadium.