MARK ENGLISH ON FIRE IN AMSTERDAM AS HE SETS ANOTHER NEW IRISH RECORD

first_imgMark EnglishMark English ran a new Irish 600m record finishing second in 1:15.71 at the Flame Games in Amsterdam.The Letterkenny athlete was well placed throughout the rarely run distance and was narrowly behind Kenya’s Alfred Kipketer who won in 1:15.60.The UCD man improved on his personal best of 1:16.14 which he set when finishing second in Ostrava earlier this summer behind world 800m silver medallist Adam Kszczot. Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers) finished fourth in the 400m in 46.91 in chilly conditions from lane 7.Earlier in the day Fionnuala McCormack (nee Britton; Kilcoole) ran a new personal best of 71:33 at the Lille half marathon in France. Kenya’s Peninah Arusei won in 68:56. MARK ENGLISH ON FIRE IN AMSTERDAM AS HE SETS ANOTHER NEW IRISH RECORD was last modified: September 5th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:600mletterkennymark englishnew recordlast_img read more