Athletics: Team Ireland manager says Mark English’s form is very positive for Rio

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Team Ireland athletics manager Patsy McGonagle has said Donegal runner Mark English is in great form ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Mark (23), from Letterkenny, completed a season’s best of improved 1:45.36 in the 800m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London on Friday night.

It was his last before he represents Ireland at the Games in Brazil and Patsy, who is Highland Radio’s athletics correspondent, said the performance is “very positive” for Mark.

He was speaking with Sunday Sport presenter Myles Gallagher…