World Records and World Titles: JTG Reads Of The Week
Sonia sets the world alight
21 years ago this week Sonia O’Sullivan set the still standing World best of 5:25.36 for 2000m. Many have tried, but none have succeeded in besting that mark. Watch the race video and read more here.
Tom Barr takes Worlds title
Thomas Barr was many peoples favourite to win the World University Games 400m hurdles title, but he still had to go to South Korea and do it. And do it he did, running his second fastest ever time for the win. Watch the race video here.
Letterkenny lights up road to Rio
The Letterkenny AC sub-4 international proved to be the meet of the year from an Irish perspective as three female steeple-chasers cleared the toughest barrier of all to secure the Olympic Games standard. More details on the athletes involved here.
Hurricane Tully sets sights on Tulsa
Up and coming 800m star Robert Tully will be heading stateside this autumn to start his stint as an NCAA athlete. Tully has just completed his first year in Trinity College Dublin, but tells us why he feels the American system will suit him better. Read Rob’s story here.
What was what at the Cork City Sports
We take a look back at the Cork City Sports which battled the elements to put on a showcase of international athletics. Ronan Duggan highlights 6 things which stood out from the meet. Check them out, including race videos, here.