Sarah Healy Breaks Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan’s National U23 1500m Record

ByEmma Porter |

Sarah Healy (UCD AC) has broken the U23 National 1500m to 4:02.86 after an incredible performance at the World Athletics Continental Tour gold meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic yesterday evening (31st May). Healy takes three seconds of the previous record set by Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan who set the record in 1991, arriving in sixth in the overall race. The 21-year-old Olympian now moves to fourth on the Irish all-time list behind O’Sullivan, Ciara Mageean, and Geraldine Hendricken.

This brings Healy’s total to three U23 Distance Records broken in 2022. Throughout her impressive indoor season, Healy also set new 1500m (4:06.94) and 3,000m (8:53.67) records.

You can see the full results at the following link: HERE

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