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Caitríona Jennings: marathon

Updated: Friday, 27 Jul 2012 14:50

Caitríona Jennings: marathon
Caitríona Jennings: marathon

Caitríona Jennings (31) recorded a time of 2 hours 36 minutes 14 seconds in the Rotterdam Marathon to make the qualifying time for the Olympics.

Jennings made the Olympic team ahead of Maria McCambridge, who also made the qualifying time. However, with only three places for the women's marathon available, Jennings made the cut ahead of McCambridge.

She is relatively new to marathon running and is the second person from Donegal to achieve Olympic qualification in 36 years.

She is a sister of champion rower Sinead Jennings.

In action on 5 August at 11am.

Medal Table

Country Total
USA 45 27 30 102
China 38 28 23 89
Great Britain 29 17 19 65
Russia 25 25 32 82
South Korea 13 8 7 28
Ireland 1 1 3 5
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