Inspirational Michelle Finn, 7th In Europe

Michelle Finn was in superb form in the 3K steeplechase final at the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam today. One of the best technical hurdlers in the field, Michelle finished very strong to cross the line in 7th place in PB of 9:43.19. She was the first of the Irish girls over the line.

Michelle is coached but the famous Donie Walsh who is very proud of her achievements to date. Hurdles coach Seamus Power has ensured Michelle is technically on of the best hurdlers in the steeplechase event.

Now is it on to the next adventure at the olympics in Rio.

Steeplechase results

Earlier in the day Claire McCarthy competed in the women’s half marathon, she finished in a very respectable 48th place in a time of 1:16:02.

Half-marathon results