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Olympic Qualification Time for Michelle Finn - Paavo Nurmi Games 2021

9:29.25 Olympic Steeplechase Qualification Time for Michelle Finn at Paavo Nurmi Games

Turku, Finland

Monday June 7th 2021

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Michelle Finn - Photo: Irish Times

Michelle Finn, Leevale AC, ran 9:29.25, for second place at today's Day 1 of the Paavo Nurmi Games, in Turku, Finland.  The race was won by Winfred Yavi, who set a stadium record of 9:17.55. Michelle's time knocked over twelve seconds off her 9:38.04 PB and, more importantly, was inside the 9:30.00 Olympic Qualification time for the Women's 3000m Steeplechase


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Stadiun Record for Steeplechase Winner Yavi


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Photofinish - Womens 3000m Steeplechase


Michelle also goes into second place on the All-Time Irish rankings, overtaking Fionnuala McCormack, and she is now less than a second outside Róisín McGettigan's National Record of 9:28.29

irish all time womens 3k steeplechase listing june 7 2021All-Time Irish Womens 3000m Steeplechase Standings


Paavo Nurmi Games 2021 - Women's Steeplechase Results

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Womens 3000m Steeplechase Results - Paavo Nurmi Games 2021

Louise Shanahan Runs 2:01.99 800

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Louise Shanahan, Leevale AC

Elsewhere, Louise Shanahan, Leevale AC, ran 2:01.99 for third place at today's Memoriál Josefa Odložila meet, in Prague, with Ireland's Georgie Hartigan fourth on 2:02.13

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Results Women's 800m

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