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Born March 18, 1993
Age 25
Place of Birth Letterkenny, Ireland

Mark won the bronze medal in the 800m at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich. He is the national senior indoor 800m record holder with a time of 1.46.82. He also holds the national junior records both indoors (1.48.63) and outdoors (1.45.77). English has also excelled outdoors recording the second fastest time ever by an Irish man (1.44.84). The UCD medical students best championship performance to date came at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich in 2014 when he won the bronze medal in the 800m.

Notable Results

European Athletics Championships, Zurich 2014 800m Bronze
World Junior Track and Field Championships Barcelona 2012 800m 5th Place
European Youth Olympic Trials Moscow 2010 1,000m Gold

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12 / 09 / 15

English dominates at Great North City Games

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24 / 05 / 15

World Champ QT for Mark English

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09 / 03 / 15

Welcome Home from Fans for Mark English

07 / 03 / 15

English and Travers are through to Finals at European Indoor Championships

06 / 03 / 15

Four Irish Through to Semifinals at European Indoor Championships

24 / 02 / 15

Irish Team Announced for the European Indoor Athletics Championships


Mark's Statistics

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Date Event Time Position Competition Venue
17.02.2016 500 1:00.93 1 27th Globen Galan, Ericsson Globe Stockholm, SWE
23.05.2010 1000 2:24.53 1 Moskva, RUS
26.07.2013 800 1:44.84 6 Sainsbury's Anniversary Games, IAAF Diamond League, Queen Elisabeth Olympic Park London, GBR
02.02.2014 800 1:46.82 2 Athletics Ireland Indoor Open Games, AIT International Arena Athlone, IRL
02.07.2014 400 46.56 1 Belfast International Athletics Meet, Mary Peters Track Belfast, GBR
05.09.2015 600 1:15.71 2 Flame Games, Olympic Stadium Amsterdam, NED
10.09.2016 500R 57.91 2 Great North City Games Gateshead, GBR