June 22, 2024

Donegal’s Brendan Boyce completed twenty fourth on this morning’s 35k race stroll on the World Athletics Championships in Budapest.

The Finn Valley AC member completed in season’s greatest time of two hours, 37 minutes and 26 seconds.

Álvaro Martín from Spain gained in a brand new nationwide file of two:24:30 with Brian Daniel Pintado second in 2:24:34 and Japan’s Masatora Kawano going 2:25:12 for third.

Boyce’s end is an enchancment of 1 from the twenty fifth spot he completed within the 2022 World Championships in Eugene. Final yr, Boyce (36) was tenth on the European Championships when ending in 2:38:03.

He has competed at three Olympic Video games, all three over 50k, whereas he was sixth on the 2019 World Championships in Doha, ending in 4:07:46.

Boyce has been competing over the 35k distance following the abolition of the 50k competitors after the Olympic Video games in Tokyo in 2021.

Donegal’s hopes will now relaxation on the shoulders of Letterkenny’s Mark English who will compete within the males’s 800 metre semi-final at 8pm tonight.

He was badly hampered in his 800m warmth yesterday, however the Finn Valley athlete ran an enormous race to get again up for 4th place in a season’s better of 1:45:71.

 

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