Athletics

Carlow’s Marcus Lawler sets second fastest 200m time in Europe this year

Marcus retained his Irish Universities title in Athlone

Marcus Lawler has clocked the second-fastest 200-metres in Europe this year.

The Carlow athlete retained his Irish Universities title in Athlone in 20-point-83 seconds – only Britain’s Miguel Francis has run fastest among European athletes this year.

Marcus says he’s hoping for a long summer ahead.

Check out Marcus’s run below.

Stephen Byrne

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