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Derval O'Rourke Was This Close To Another Major Championship Medal Tonight

Derval O'Rourke Was This Close To Another Major Championship Medal Tonight
By John Dodge Updated

Derval O'Rourke is one of Irish athletics greatest ever championship runners.  As well as being 2006 World Indoor Championship she's also won medals at European level both indoors and outdoors.  Tonight she was 0.01 seconds away from earning another medal in the European Athletics Indoors Championship in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Derval O'Rourke finished 4th in the 60m Hurdles

It took personal bests from all 3 ahead of her  to deny her a medal in the 60m hurdles. Gold was won by Turkey's Nevin Yanit.

 

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