02 Oct 2022

Super run sees Caitriona Jennings third at 100km World Championships

If ratified, the Letterkenny woman's time will be a new national record for 50 mile and 100km distances

Super run sees Caitriona Jennings third at 100km World Championships

Caitriona Jennings won bronze in Berlin. Photo: Sportsfile

A stunning performance in Berlin saw Caitriona Jennings finish third at the IAU 100km World Championships on Saturday.

The Letterkenny woman took bronze after finishing the gruelling distance in 7:07:16.

Alongside third in the IAU 100km, Jennings was also the first in the World Masters section.

If ratified, Jennings’ time would be a new national record for both 50 mile and 100km distances.

Jennings was bested only by French duo Floriane Hot and Camille Chaigneau.

Hot won gold in 7:04:03 and Chaigneau claimed silver when running 7:06:32.

Jennings, who competed in the women’s marathon at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, won the Anglo Celtic Plate over 100km at Mondello Park. There, she finished in 7:43:01 with Saturday’s performance smashing 35 minutes off the time.

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