Boyce and Heffernan OQS

September 24, 2011

Robert Heffernan (Togher AC) and Brendan Boyce (Letterkenny AC) today achieved the Olympic qualification standard in the 50km walk in Nuamburg, Germany.

Heffernan finished second in 3:49.30 and Boyce achieved a personal best of 3:57.58 to finish sixth – just inside the qualification standard of 3:59.00.

Colin Griffin (Ballinamore AC) was disqualified at 48km mark when he was comfortably on track to achieve the qualification standard.

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