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Darragh McElhinney sets new national U23 men's 1500m record in Belgrade

March 8th, 2022 9:30 AM

By Southern Star Team

Darragh McElhinney set a new Irish U23 1500m record this week.

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DARRAGH McElhinney (UCD AC) set a new National U23 record of 3:39.63, as he came third in the 1,500m at the World Indoor Tour in Belgrade on Monday.

The Glengarriff athlete broke the previous record of 3:41.24 set by Frank Conway in 1989.

McElhinney, who recently won the men's 3000m national indoor title, will represent Ireland at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade next week, March 18-20th,  in the men’s 3000m.

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