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London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships

Eleven-strong Irish team head to London’s Olympic Park.

Mageean: begins her 1500m campaign on Friday night.
Mageean: begins her 1500m campaign on Friday night.
Image: Oisin Keniry/INPHO

LONDON’S CALLING AGAIN, and for the next 10 days, the eyes of the athletics world will be firmly focused on the English capital for the 2017 IAAF World Championships.

Eleven Irish athletes will be in action on the track and on the road, with Ciara Mageean, Thomas Barr and 2013 world champion Rob Heffernan leading the challenge.

Here’s when the Irish team will be in action:

Ciara Mageean (1500m)

  • 7.35pm, Friday 4th – Round 1
  • 7.35pm, Saturday 5th – Semi-final*
  • 9.50pm, Monday 7th – Final*

Brian Gregan (400m)

  • 10.45am, Saturday 5th – Round 1
  • 5.40pm, Sunday 6th – Semi-final*
  • 9.50pm, Tuesday 8th – Final*

Mark English (800m)

  • 12.45pm, Saturday 5th – Round 1
  • 9.15pm, Sunday 6th – Semi-final*
  • 9.35pm, Tuesday 8th – Final*

Mick Clohisey / Sean Hehir (Marathon)

  • 10.55am, Sunday 6th

Claire McCarthy (Marathon)

  • 2pm, Sunday 6th

Thomas Barr (400m hurdles)

  • 11.05am, Sunday 6th – Round 1
  • 8.20pm, Monday 7th – Semi-final*
  • 9.30pm, Wednesday 9th – Final*

Siofra Cléirigh-Buttner (800m)

  • 7.25pm, Thursday 10th – Round 1
  • 7.35pm, Friday 11th – Semi-final*
  • 8.10pm, Sunday 13th – Final*

Rob Heffernan / Brendan Boyce / Alex Wright (50km walk)

  • 7.45am, Sunday 13th

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