Olympian Robert McDonnell set U23 200m Record


Olympian Robert McDonnell (Galway City Harriers) has broken the National U23 Outdoor 200m Record with a time of 20.51 while competing at the IFAM Outdoor in Belgium this afternoon. The 19 year old takes the record from Steven Colvert (Crusaders AC) who set the record 10 years on June 14th 2012 in Slovenia at 20.57. 

McDonnell has had a stellar year so far in the 200m, with a top spot podium finish at each race he's competed in so far both indoor and outdoor, such as the Belfast Millers Meet in recent weeks where he set a previous PB of 20.61, as well as winning the Irish Senior Indoor 200m Championship title in February. 

Link to Results: HERE 

Link to Live Stream: HERE 

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