Mark English takes second in NY Diamond League meet with season’s best

BY CHRIS MCNULTY MARK English produced a sensational performance to finish second, behind Olympic champion David Rudisha, in the 800m at the Diamond League in New York’s Ichan Stadium on Saturday evening. English ran a season’ best 1:45.03 to take second behind 800m world record holder Rudisha, with the Kenyan taking the win in a […]

Mark English sets Irish Indoor 800m record

By Harry Walsh IN the latest chapter in what is fast becoming a track and field fairy tale, Letterkenny athlete Mark English set a Irish indoor record for the 800 metres this afternoon and thus secured his ticket to the World Championships in Poland. English (20), running in the UCD AC colours, crossed the line […]

English aims for new pb in Rieti

BY CHRIS MCNULTY MARK English rounds off his season at a meet in Rieti, Italy next month and the 20-year old Letterkenny man is aiming to beat his p.b of 1:44.84. English is just two hundreths of a second off the Irish 800m record, held by Kildare man David Matthews, who ran 1:44.82 in […]