Mixed results for Irish walkers in Dudince

Updated: March 26, 2012

At the European Athletics Race Walking Permit Meeting in Dudince there was mixed results for Irish 50k International Walkers.

Jamie Costin (West Waterford AC), who has returned to competition following a recent rib injury was on track for the Olympic qualification standard at the 25km mark but with temperatures soaring he dropped out at the 32km mark.

While there was heartache again for Colin Griffin (Ballinamore AC), he was also on track for qualification but he was disqualified at the 42k mark. There was good news for Brendan Boyce (Letterkenny AC) who dipped under the qualification standard again setting a personal best of 3.57.53.

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