ENGLISH FINISHES FIFTH IN THE WORLD IN 800M FINAL

first_imgDonegal athlete Mark English finished an impressive fifth in the 800m final at the World Junior Championships in Barcelona.The Letterkenny athlete clocked a time of 1.46.02, the second fastest of his career, in today’s high quality race.English fought hard down the straight to maintain fifth place while Bostwana’s Nigel Amos won in a championship record of 1.43.73. The ever-improving Donegal athlete fourth in his semi-final and qualified as one of the fastest losers for the final.He crossed the line second in his heat but was later promoted to first after Ethiopian Fiker Belete was disqualified for a lane infringement.ENGLISH FINISHES FIFTH IN THE WORLD IN 800M FINAL was last modified: July 15th, 2012 by StephenShare 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)last_img