Louise Shanahan ran a phenomenal PB of 2:08.29 to finish 6th in the A Final of the 800m at the World Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing on Saturday. 6th in the world in her age category is a superb result for Louise.
On Wednesday Louise ran a SB of 2:09.58 to finish 2nd in the first heat of the 800m. She now joins at elite group of 8 athletes who will compete in the A Final on Saturday at 2:45 pm Irish time.
Congratulations Louise. That was an amazing performance.