Mark English among Donegal athletes who impress in Belfast

Donegal’s Mark English was back in action last night.

And in his first competitive run for Finn Valley AC, he impressed with victory in an 800 metres race in the City of Lisburn meet at the Mary Peters Track.

He clocked a time of one minutes, 49.09 seconds.

He will be hoping to build on this for the forthcoming National Senior Championships

Meanwhile, Sommer Lecky won the high jump event with a fine jump  of 1 metre 85 centimetres.

And in the 5,000 metres, Letterkenny AC’s Ann Marie McGlynn won in a time of 16 minutes 5.85 seconds. In the same race, her club mate Nakita Burke was fourth in 16:34.21

Tir Chonaill AC’s Niamh Moohan was second in the women’s junior 100m hurdles in 15.14 with her club colleague Lucy Glynn in third.

Conall Mahon of Tir Chonaill was third in the men’s triple jump.

Other fine performances came from Finn Valley AC’s Janine Boyle who was third in the women’s 100 metres, Daniella Jensen (Finn Valley) who was second in the women’s 400 m.

Brendan O’Donnell of Lifford-Strabane AC was first in a mixed hammer event that had a limited entry.