World Indoor Athletics Championship: Sarah Lavin finishes fifth in 60m hurdles final

Sarah Lavin has finished fifth in the final of the 60m hurdles in the World Indoor Athletics Championships.

Lavin recorded a time of 7.91, as the winner, Devynne Charlton broke the world record with a time of 7.65.

Lavin recorded a new personal best as she qualified for the final of the 60-metre hurdles in Glasgow.

Lavin finished second in the semi-final in a time of 7:90 to make the final, which takes place at 9pm.

The Limerick woman made the semi-final after clocking a time of 7:90 in her heat earlier on Sunday.

The Irish women’s 4x400m relay team finished fifth in their final.

Phil Healy, Sophie Becker, Roisin Harrison and Sharlene Mawdsley ran a new national record of 3:28:45 to finish fourth in their heat.

The race was won by the Netherlands, followed by the USA and Great Britain, with Belgium in fourth.

Mawdsley had the second-fastest leg in the race with a time of 50.47.


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