Donegal's Mark English has qualified for the World Athletic Championships in London thanks to his second place finish at the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm.
The 24-year-old Letterkenny man finished in the 800m with a time of 1.45.42 just behind Thimen Kuppers of the Netherlands (1.45.02) and ahead of third-place South African Reinhardt van Rensburg (1.45.72).
English had previously only managed a time of 1.46.02 in Hengelo earlier this month, just outside 1.45.90 world 800m standard.
This result continues a positive few days for Irish athletics, after Thomas Barr came third in his first Diamond League of the season on Friday with a time of 48.95 in the 400m hurdles, qualifying for the World Championships in the process.
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