Letterkenny’s Mark English lowered Eire’s indoor 600m document on the World Athletics Indoor Tour Meet in Boston final night time.
The Finn Valley AC athlete gained the lads’s 600m in a time of 1:16.64 to higher Zac Curran’s 2016 600m document time of 1:17.52.
Racing out of lane 5, the four-time European medallist sat patiently behind the lead athletes for the opening 500 meters earlier than delivering a race-winning-move up the within of the sector coming down the house straight.
The 17-time Irish senior champion will subsequent look to defend his nationwide 800m on the upcoming nationwide senior indoor championships which happen on the Sport Eire Nationwide Indoor Arean throughout February 17th and 18th.
Consideration for English will then flip to the World Indoor Championships which happen in Glasgow – the place English gained a European Indoor bronze in 2019.
Additionally in motion on the Boston Meet had been Irish endurance stars Brian Fay (3rd) and Andrew Coscoran (5th) who secured high 5 finishes within the stacked males’s 3,000m.
Alistair Cragg’s 3000m indoor document of seven:38:59 was threatened for the second time this weekend with Fay (7:40:09 pb) and Coscoran (7:40:36 pb) shifting as much as third and fourth on the Irish all-time indoor listing because of final night time’s performances.
The race was gained by Ethiopia’s Lamecha Girma in a gathering document time of seven:29.09.
Mark English units a brand new Irish indoor 600m document was final modified: February fifth, 2024 by