Thursday 8 December 2016

Ireland's Ciara Everard fails to advance from 800m heats

Published 17/08/2016 | 15:51

Ireland's Ciara Everard during the women's 800m heats the twelfth day of the Rio Olympics Games, Brazil.. Mike Egerton/PA Wire.
Ireland's Ciara Everard during the women's 800m heats the twelfth day of the Rio Olympics Games, Brazil.. Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Ciara Everard’s Olympics are over after she failed to advance from Heat 1 of the women’s 800 metres this afternoon.

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The 26-year-old Kilkenny native finished in eighth place in a time of 2:07.91, containing a field of eight contestants.

Lynsey Sharp of Great Britain came in first followed by Croatia’s Amela Terzic, both of whom advance.

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