HAVING two Donegal athletes in a European elite athletics final is the stuff of dreams.
UCD students Mark English (Letterkenny) and Karl Griffin (Donegal Town) have reached the final of the European U23 800m in Tallin, Estonia, this afternoon.
MARK English produced a stunning performance in Santry last night to claim a sensational 800m win at the Morton Games that inches him ever closer to a place at his first ever World Championships in Moscow next month.
Mark English has missed out on a place at the Olympics – but is in Barcelona this week for the World Junior Championships…
MARK English is closing in on securing Olympic 800 metres qualification after a stunning run on Saturday evening in Belgium saw him shatter his own Irish Junior record.