Sarah Healy breaks Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan’s National U23 1500m RecordPadraig Conlon 01 Jun 2022
Sarah Healy of UCD AC has broken the U23 National 1500m to 4:02.86 after an incredible performance at World Athletics Continental Tour gold meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic yesterday evening.
Healy took three seconds off the previous record set by Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan who set the record in 1991 to come sixth in the overall race.
The 21-year-old Olympian now moves to fourth on the Irish all-time list behind O’Sullivan, Ciara Mageean and Geraldine Hendricken.
This makes now three U23 Distance Records broken by Healy in 2022, throughout her impressive indoor season Healy set new 1500m (4:06.94) and 3,000m (8:53.67).