English 2nd in Diamond League New York

Mark English 0906Mark English finished second in a world class 800m field at the New York Diamond League on Saturday night as he continues his build up to the European Championships.

Following on from his runs in previous weeks in Holland and Belgium, Mark was again to put in another season best time of 1.45.03.

The race was won by current 800m Olympic Champion and World record holder David Rudisha of Kenya in 1.44.63.

America’s Duane Solomon who was fourth in the London Olympics was third in 1.45.13.

English's time places the 21 year old fourth in the European Rankings List and it is his third fastest run of all time.

The European Championships are in Zurich in August.