Mark English finished in a superb second at the Diamond League meet in New York yesterday (Saturday) evening.

It was a close run against the 800m world record holder Rudisha with the Donegal-born athlete running a season best of 1:45:03 while Kenyan athlete Rudisha won with a time of 1:44:63.

English is now 4th in the European 800m rankings with yesterday evening’s performance being the 3rd fastest of his career.

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