Monday 25 September 2017

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

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

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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