Donegal athlete gets PB inside European qualification standard

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Danny Mooney of Letterkenny AC produced a personal best performance of 3:42.69 to win the 1500m inside the European qualification standard of 3:43.00 at the GloHealth AAI Games.
Mooney, who is coached by Teresa McDaid, finished ahead of Andreas Bueno (Denmark) in 3:42.78,
Speaking after the race the 26-year-old said: “The pace maker did a really good job and pulled us through 800m on schedule of 1.58, then there was four or five of us in the mix at that stage.” He added “With 400m to go the Danish guy went through at a fierce rate and I just got back on him and tried to go as hard as I could.”
Joe Warne Doheny A.C. was third in 3:45.42 while Andrew Coscoran (Star of the Sea AC) in finishing fifth in 3:47.04 was inside the A standard for the European Athletics Junior Championships of 3:47.30

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