In no particular order, here are the most shocking moments of Beijing 2015. No 1: Emily Infeld 3rd in 10000m Infeld was a mere third at the USAs and even though the strength in depth of the American team was clearly shown with their 3-4-6 placings in the World Championship
Diamond League for Barr Thomas Barr is set to compete in the 400m Hurdles at the Zurich Diamond League on Thursday September 3rd. The Ferrybank athlete just missed out on a place in the final of the IAAF World Championships finishing fourth in his semi-final in a time of 48.71
5 Best Beijing Moments The BBC has compiled their 5 best moments of Beijing. It’s heavily weighted in favour of the British team but overall gives you a picture of the highlights of Beijing. Read more here Canada on the rise? Canada managed to pick up eight medals in Beijing.
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Women’s Marathon What a dust-up! 7 seconds separating the top four in this one. Mare Dibaba took the win in 2.27 35 as three women entered the home straight in the stadium in step. Helah Kiprop and Eunice Kirwa rounded out the top three. Full Results here #Jump-off Derek Drouin
An incredible World Record for Ashton Eaton. The Greatest athlete in the World broke his own World Record with a new score of 9045. Interview Full Results here 100m 10.23 Long Jump 7.88m Shot Put-14.53 High Jump 2.01 Video to added later 400m-45 Seconds Discus 43.34 Javelin 63.63 Video to
50km Walk Robert Heffernan was an excellent fifth here after an interrupted two years since Moscow. Matej Toth was the winner here with Jared Tallent 2nd and Takayuki Tanii the first of the Japanese in third. Full Results here Womens 4 x 400m Nigeria and the United States were the
Heffernan a fine 5th in brave title defence Robert Heffernan finished a fighting fifth place in the men’s 50km race walk in 3:44:17 in a brave bid to defend his world title at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing while the men’s 4x400m relay team set a new national record.
Relay Record The Irish men’s 4x400m relay team were always going to be up against it in Beijing, drawn in a heat with the USA, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, but where qualification may have eluded them, an excellent performance certainly didn’t. The team of Brian Gregan, Brian Murphy, Thomas
Morning recap here. Women’s 200m Final Wow. Dafne Schippers not only took the world 200m title, but smashed the European record in the process. Elaine Thompson of Jamaica lead the race for all of 195m before the Dutch sprinter surpassed her on the line taking the title in a time