Irish Athletics success in Vienna, Boston and Slovakia over the weekend

Phil Healy, Ciara Mageean and Alex Wright all produced good performances over the weekend on either side of the Atlantic.

Bandon’s Phil Healy won the women’s 400m at the Vienna International Indoor meeting in Austria, crossing the line first in a time of 52.31 seconds, a European Indoor qualifying time for Glasgow in March.

Ciara Mageean of UCD ran a new Irish indoor mile record when finishing an impressive 6th in the NB Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, clocking 4:28.31.

At the Slovakian indoor championships Leevale’s Alex Wright won the 5,000m race walk in 19:10.76.

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