Mark English into European Semi Final

Mark English overcame a slight stumble on the final bend to progress to Saturday's semi final of the 800m at the European Indoor Championships in Poland.

The Finn Valley man steadied himself after stepping on  the inside edge of the track to finish his heat 3rd in 1:49.79.

English who has already won silver and bronze at previous European indoors will be back on track around 6pm Irish time on Saturday.