Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Irish mens team set a new national record again

Monday, August 18, 2014

Irish mens team set a new national record again

The Irish mens 4 x 400m relay team at the European Athletic Championships were just superb. On the Saturday, the team broke the 22 year old national record of 3m 03.73s when they ran 3:03.57 to finish third in their heat.

On Sunday, they broke the Irish record again when they finished in 5th place in the final with a time of 3:01.67...a huge improvement of almost two seconds on their previous day.

The order they ran in and their splits were...
Sat 16th Aug...BrianGregan 45.86...Brian Murphy 46.75...Richard Morrissey 45.56...Thomas Barr 45.21...Time 3:03.57
Sun 16th Aug...Brian Gregan 45.7...Mark English 45.0...Richard Morrissey 45.44...Thomas Barr 45.31...Time 3:01.67

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