Heffernan finishes fourth in 50km walk

Ireland’s Robert Heffernan today set a new national record as he finished fourth for the second time in four days in the European Championships in Barcelona.

Ireland’s Robert Heffernan today set a new national record as he finished fourth for the second time in four days in the European Championships in Barcelona.

Heffernan narrowly missed out on a medal on the opening day of competition on Tuesday, finishing fourth in the 20km walk, just 11 seconds behind bronze medallist Joao Vieira of Portugal.

And the 32-year-old from Cork was also fourth in the 50km event this morning, although this time just over two minutes behind Sergey Bakulin of Russia in three hours, 45 minutes 30 seconds.

France’s Yohann Diniz took gold in a time of 3:40.37, with Poland’s Grzegorz Sudol claiming silver in 3:42.24 and Bakulin a further 62 seconds adrift.

Barcelona Results

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50km Walk Final: 1 Yohann Diniz (Fra) 3hrs 40mins 37secs, 2 Grzegorz Sudol (Pol) 3:42:24, 3 Sergey Bakulin (Rus) 3:43:26, 4 Robert Heffernan (Irl) 3:45:30, 5 Jesus Angel Garcia (Spa) 3:47:56, 6 Marco De Luca (Ita) 3:48:36, 7 Andre Hohne (Ger) 3:49:29, 8 Lukasz Nowak (Pol) 3:51:31, 9 Tadas Suskevicius (Lit) 3:52:31, 10 Yuriy Andronov (Rus) 3:54:22, 11 Colin Griffin (Irl) 3:57:58, 12 Andreas Gustafsson (Swe) 3:58:02, 13 Dusan Majdan (Svk) 4:00:51, 14 Augusto Cardoso (Por) 4:03:40, 15 Predrag Filipovic (Ser) 4:06:29

DSQ: Donatas Skarnulis (Lit)

DNF: Sergey Kirdyapkin (Rus), Trond Nymark (Nor), Andriy Kovenko (Ukr), Alex Schwazer (Ita), Serhiy Budza (Ukr), Artur Brzozowski (Pol), Christopher Linke (Ger), Antonio Pereira (Por), Jarkko Kinnunen (Fin), Milos Batovsky (Svk), Mikel Odriozola (Spa)


High Jump Qualification

Group A: 1 Ruth Beitia (Spa) 1.92m (Q), 1 Danial Frenkel (Isr) 1.92 (Q), 1 Svetlana Shkolina (Rus) 1.92 (Q), 1 Blanka Vlasic (Cro) 1.92 (Q), 5 Anna Iljustsenko (Est) 1.92 (Q), 5 Beatrice Lundmark (Swi) 1.92 (Q), 7 Stine Kufaas (Nor) 1.90, 8 Ebba Jungmark (Swe) 1.90, 9 Raffaella Lamera (Ita) 1.87, 10 Marija Vukovic (Mne) 1.87, 11 Venelina Veneva-Mateeva (Bul) 1.83, 11 Georgiana Zarcan (Rom) 1.83, 13 Hannelore Desmet (Bel) 1.83

Group B: 1 Ariane Friedrich (Ger) 1.92m (Q), 2 Adonia Steryiou (Gre) 1.92 (Q), 2 Viktoriya Styopina (Ukr) 1.92 (Q), 4 Emma Green (Swe) 1.92 (Q), 5 Burcu Ayhan (Tur) 1.92 (Q), 6 Tia Hellebaut (Bel) 1.92 (Q), 7 Antonietta Di Martino (Ita) 1.90, 7 Irina Gordeyeva (Rus) 1.90, 9 Deirdre Ryan (Irl) 1.90, 10 Airine Palsyte (Lit) 1.90, 11 Tonje Angelsen (Nor) 1.87, 12 Ana Simic (Cro) 1.83, 13 Ma’ayan Foreman (Isr) 1.78

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