Saturday 22 July 2017

WATCH - Ireland's Thomas Barr ran a season's best to finish third in Diamond League meeting in Oslo tonight

Thomas Barr ran a time of 49.30 in the 400m hurdles in Geneva last week
Thomas Barr ran a time of 49.30 in the 400m hurdles in Geneva last week
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Irish 400m hurdler Thomas Barr set a season's best tonight to finish third at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo.

Barr, who finished fourth in last year's Olympic in Rio, will be delighted to have run a sub-49 second lap from lane one.

Karsten Warholm delighted the home crowd by shaving a second off the Norweigan national record to win the race in a time of 48.25.

Yasmani Copello of Turkey was second in a time of 48.54 with Waterford native Barr in third in 48.95.

Watch the race below:

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