World and Irish 24 Hour Championships in Belfast – Latest Results

IAU 24 hour world and euripean championships belfast 2017

World and Irish 24 Hour Championships in Belfast – Latest Results
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The IAU have published updates to the problems that occurred at the World and Irish 24 Hour Championships in Belfast on the 1st and 2nd of July 2017.
Problems with the timing resulted in incorrect recording of the results and their communication outlines what happened and when.
The final provisional results given at the time have been re-checked and a summary of the recent changes in the elite placings is as follows:

In the IAU Men’s Championships the silver and bronze medals are reversed with Sebastian Bialobrzeski (POL) moving up to second.
In the Men’s Team Result France now takes the bronze medal with USA moving down to 4th place.
In the IAU Womens Championships, the order is unchanged. However, Patrycja Bereznowska (POL) has an added lap which has the potential to extend her claim for a new world record.
In the Women’s Team Result gold and silver are reversed with Bereznowska’s extra lap giving Poland gold and the USA silver.

In the WMA Masters Championship:
M50+ No. 68 Steve Holyoak moves up to gold.
M60+ No. 14 Luc de Jaegar – Braet moves up to gold.
F50+ No. 330 Laurie Dymond takes bronze (already corrected from Provisional results)
F55+ No. 532 Claire Harrington takes bronze( wrongly placed in the 50+ age group).

In the Irish National Championships:
There is a new national record for No. 92 Eoin Keith of 248.436 km beating the old record by 44 metres.
No. 575 Alex O’Shea moves up to silver ahead of Tim Brownlie.

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