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Wednesday 16 October 2019

Travers dominant in Milers meet

Nadia Power
Nadia Power

John Travers of Donore Harriers was a runaway winner of the 3000m at the Irish Milers Club Meet held in Greystones.

Travers finished in 8 mins 2.36 seconds, leaving Damien Landers of Ennis Track Club a distant second in 8:18.43, with Pierre Murchan of Dublin City Harriers third in 8:20.07. Ellie Hartnett of UCD AC was the fastest woman with a personal best of 9:35.

Winning the women's 1500m in 4:21.07 was Nadia Power of Templeogue AC with Leevale's Michele Finn second in 4:24.23. Ann Gilshinan's time of 4.45.65 was a new world W55 record, Gilshinan is a member of Slaney Olympic AC.

Luke McCann of Dublin City Harriers ran a personal best of 3:43.32 to win the men's 'A' 1500m race, with Brian Fay of Raheny Shamrock second in 3:44.58 and Cathal Doyle of Clonlifffe Harriers third in a personal best of 3:44.74

Over 800m, Louise Shanahan of Leevale AC ran 2:08.36, with Jo Keane of Ennis TC second in 2:09.77. Kelly Neely's time of 2:09.82 for third place was an Irish W40 record.

Improved

Louis O'Loughlin of Donore Harriers improved his best time to 1:51.24 when winning the men's A 800m. Aengus Meldon of Dundrum South Dublin AC was second in 1:52.33.

Fastest times over 400m were recorded by Robert Byrne of Bros Pearse with 51.21 and Miriam Daly of Carrick-on-Suir AC in 56.14. In the 100m, Stephen Gaffney of Rathfarnham WSAF went under 11 seconds with a time of 10.95.

Andrew Mellon of Crusaders AC ran 48.68 secs to win the men's 400m at the ANI Open Meet in Belfast.

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