The very best of luck to Michelle Finn who runs for Ireland in Heat 1 of the 3,000m steeplechase this morning at the Tokyo Olympics (1:40am Irish time). An unbelievable amount of hard work and commitment goes into qualifying and competing. We’ll be up late watching it.
Result: 9th in the heat for Michelle in a time of 9:36.26 which she was disappointed with, but it was 37C at trackside with high humidity. Brutal conditions, and a field that was strung out from the start were never contusive to a fast time. We’re all proud of you here.
📺 Watch – https://t.co/lLKXNhKPkF
— RTÉ Sport (@RTEsport) August 1, 2021
9th in Heat 1 for Michelle Finn in a time of 9:36.26. A nervous wait to see if she'll go through as a time qualifier.
— Team Ireland (@TeamIreland) August 1, 2021
Michelle Finn and Eilish Flanagan fail to progress from their steeplechase heats https://t.co/v9EdqQOURN
— Irish Sun Sport (@IrishSunSport) August 1, 2021
I thought 30*C was pretty hot in #Kerry last week but it’s 37* #Olympics2020 in #Tokyo2020 . In those conditions #MichelleFinn ran v well in 3,000m. steeplechase. Well done, Michelle. @IrishOlympians @TeamIreland @irishathletics pic.twitter.com/wlrzLCk3Yy
— Seán Kelly MEP (@SeanKellyMEP) August 1, 2021
🔅DAY NINE SCHEDULE🔅
Could this be #SuperSunday 👀
Rise and shine – we’re in for a cracker 🙌 pic.twitter.com/CJnyzT6vPB
— Team Ireland (@TeamIreland) July 31, 2021