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Phil Healy Eliminated In 100m Semi Final Despite Promising Run

Irish runner Phil Healy finished 7th in the semi-final of the women’s 100m at the European Championships in Berlin meaning that she will not qualify for the final.

Healy finished with a time of 11.46 seconds which sees her eliminated from final contention, despite a promising run.

Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith was the winner of the first semi-final clocking up an impressive time of 10.93 seconds on the way to victory.

Healy must now look ahead to the 200m on Friday, and speaking after the race she called it “a stepping stone to the 200m”

“I’m happy with that. It’s one of my best 100m races. A stepping stone to the 200m now,”

 

Author: Oisin McQueirns

Oisin McQueirns is a digital journalist at Pundit Arena. Massive fan of Leeds United, Ric Flair and Trusting The Process. Contact him here oisin@punditarena.com