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PB for Lizzie Lee at European 10000m Cup - June 2021

33:04 PB for Lizzie Lee at European 10,000m Cup

Birmingham, UK

Saturday June 5th 2021

 

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Lizzie Lee, Leevale AC - Photo: Getty Images


Full Results

 

Lizzie Lee, Leevale AC,  ran a 33:04.50 PB, for 17th place at this evening's European 10,000m Cup Women's 'A' race, at Birmingham University, UK.  The event combined as the European 10,000m Cup, the British 10,000m Championship, Commonwealth Games Qualifier, and for most of the field, an Olympic qualifier, with 31:25 being the target there.

Lizzie Lee was Ireland's sole women's representative in the race, however her clubmate Michelle Finn was one of the two Pacers, leading the field through 3k

european 10000m cup womens a pacerMichelle Finn, Leevale AC Paces Field

Israeli athlete Teferi set the early pace and was only overtaken in the finishing straight, when Eilish McColgan came through to pip her by the narrowest of margins, 31:19.21, to Teferi's 31:19:25. Teferi held off Briton Jessica Judd, third, who also PB'd on 31:20.84, with all three inside the Olympic qualifying time.

 

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All-Time Irish Women's 10,000m Standings

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 Lizzie's time of 33:04.50 elevates her from 25th to 19th in the All-Time Irish Women's 10,000m standings, with her Leevale AC clubmate, US Based Dylan Hassett now in 20th place, on 33:06.92

 

Mens 'A' & 'B' Races

In the Men's 'B' race, there was disappointment, with Ireland's Paul O'Donnell and Cormac Dalton recording DNF's, meaning that Ireland only Michael Power, 31:11.77, and Hiko Tonosa, 12th in the Men's 'A' race, on 28:12.93. Clonmel AC's Sean Tobin was the early Pacer in the 'A' race.


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Mens 'A' Results

 

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 Mens 'B' Results

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