English starts outdoor season with victory in Belgium

Mark EnglisgIndoor 800m record holder, Mark English made his outdoor season debut on Saturday Night in Belgium.

The Letterkenny man ran 1.46.39 to win his 800 race while Donegal Town's Karl Griffin ran 1.49.67 just off his PB to go inside the World Junior B standard for a fourth time this year.

Danny Mooney of Letterkenny and Finn Valley's Sarah Collins were also involved in International action on Saturday.

Highland's Athletics Correspondent Patsy Mc Gonagle said on Sunday Sport it was a good start to the outdoor campaign for Mark English.