Luke McCann (UCD AC) has smashed the National 1,000m record with a time of 2:16.40 while competing at the Monaco Diamond League this evening. McCann came seventh in the race ahead of his appearance in the 1500m at the European Championships in Munich next week..

In February this year, McCann set the national 1,000m of 2:17.40 (i) while competing in the US.

Link to Results: HERE

McCann will wear the Irish singlet next week as he takes to the 1500m at the European Championships, link to schedule HERE

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