Michelle Finn Secures Auto-Qualification For Tokyo Olympics

Michelle Finn has secured her place at this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games in the 3000M Steeplechase when the crossed the line in second place at Paavo Nurmi Games

A stunning new personal best of 9:29.25, knocks almost ten seconds off her previous PB and is within the Olympic Qualification Standard time of 9:30.00. Michelle’s time in Finland moves her up to second on the all-time Irish list, just over a second behind Roísín McGettigan’s 14 year old all-time Irish record.

Elsewhere in Prague, Louise Shanahan ran 2.01.99 to take third place while Georgie Hartigan ran 2.02.13 to take fourth in the 800m event. They both earn crucial Olympic ranking points.