# 800m

Last year
Irish Olympian Shanahan storms to new 800m record
The Leevale star clocked 1:59:42 and edged out previous record holder, Ciara Mageean, in Belfast today.
All time
Síofra Cléirigh Buttner reclaims Irish indoor 800m record just four days after Power's breakthrough
The 25-year-old finished second at an American Track League meeting to put her back at the top again.
Power's stunning form continues on successful day for Irish women's middle-distance running
The Dubliner produced another impressive 800m win in Belgium, while Síofra Cléirigh Büttner ran a big 1500m in Boston.
Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig'
The South African is locked in a bitter dispute with the federation over their rule requiring her to artificially lower her testosterone to compete.
Mark English earns spot at Worlds after second-place finish in Diamond League
The Letterkenny native qualified for London with a time of 1.45.42 in Stockholm.
After a brave run, Mark English fails to qualify for Olympic final
The Donegal man came across the line in fifth position, not quite enough to progress.
English and Barr power into semi-finals at World Championships
The Donegal man finished fifth in his heat, but fast enough to qualify for the next stage tomorrow.
Ireland's McKillop secures double gold at European Championships
The Irish team have now won a total of four gold and one silver at this year’s event.
Michael McKillop burns off competition to take 800m gold at IPC European Champs
The Antrim man put his foot injury trouble behind him to put in a powerful second lap in Swansea.
Mark English wins 800m European bronze for Ireland
His success came in Zurich this evening.
Five-time US champion competes at nationals... despite being 34 weeks pregnant
800m runner Alysia Montano says she ‘took away any fear of what the outside world might think about a woman running during her pregnancy’ yesterday.
World record holder Rudisha to run 800m in Galway
The event will see the Kenyan race against celebrities over 800m.
Brilliant Britton takes bronze at European Indoor Championships
Meanwhile, fellow Irish athlete Ciara Everard came sixth in the 800m final earlier today.
Gold rush: McKillop retains Paralympic title with world record in 800m
The 22-year-old blitzed the opposition to take home Ireland’s fourth gold of the Games.
'The only thing I'm looking for here is Olympic gold' - Rudisha
The Kenyan World Champion over 800 metres is in bullish mood ahead of his event on Monday.
Not there yet: Semenya still short of Olympic standard
The former 800 meter World Champion defended her South African title yesterday, but is still outside the required time for London.
Irish athlete bumped from Barcelona win
McCarthy pushed repeatedly in race by rival.