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Last Updated: Sunday, 10 June 2007, 11:40 GMT 12:40 UK
Gillick sets new Irish 400m mark
David Gillick
Gillick is the European indoor 400m champion
David Gillick smashed the Irish 400m record with a run of 45.23 seconds at Switzerland's Atletica Geneve meeting.

In a tight finish, he held off a strong challenge from Andrew Steele, with another Briton, Martyn Rooney, third.

Gillick's time is a big improvement on the Irish national record of 45.58secs posted by Paul McKee five years ago.

Steele pushed Gillick all the way in Geneva and took 0.08secs off his own personal best, while Rooney posted a time of 46.02secs.



SEE ALSO
Gillick retains European crown
03 Mar 07 |  Athletics
Injured Gillick misses Helsinki
02 Aug 05 |  Athletics


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