ENGLISH IMPRESSES TO MAKE IT THROUGH TO EUROPEAN 800M FINAL

first_imgEnglish snatches second place to go through to tomorrow’s final.Mark English has made it through to the final 800 metre final at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Prague.The Letterkenny man comfortably qualified for the men’s 800m decider, dipping on the line in a time of one minute 50.54 seconds as he finished second in his semi-final.The 21-year-old travelled well throughout, leading on the home straight before being pipped by Scot Guy Learmonth by four hundredths of a second. He told RTE that he had been working on his speed and thankfully it came off.“I’ve been practising that speed all winter so thankfully I had enough to get through.“You need to be quick over the last 200 otherwise you’re out the back door so I’ve been working on that over the last few months.”All eyes will be on the European bronze medalist in tomorrow’s final. ENGLISH IMPRESSES TO MAKE IT THROUGH TO EUROPEAN 800M FINAL was last modified: March 8th, 2015 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

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