O'Rourke misses out
Ireland's Derval O'Rourke missed out on a 60 metres hurdles medal by just 0.01 seconds at the European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg.
O'Rourke, a former world indoor champion, finished fourth in a season's best 7.95secs to fall agonisingly short of a place on the podium. Indeed, her time was only 0.06secs off gold medal winner Nevin Yanit.
O'Rourke said: "I ran it to win it, not finish second or third, but I would love to have a medal. I thought I had silver because I was right next to Yanit. And I wish they would change the photo-finish."
She continued: "It's the best indoor run I've had since 2006 and possibly the most disrupted preparation I have had.
"I had an injection in my Achilles in November and then got a sinus infection in December and lost 4kg.
"I believed I had a chance to win and that's why I came. I got a fantastic start, there was not a whole heap wrong with the race. It's hard to criticise 7.95 but right now I am gutted."