March 7 2020 - Ben Carr fifth at European Duathlon

The Letterkenny native, a student at GMIT, was fifth in the 20-24 sprint event in Punta Umbria, Spain.

 

Carr began his day with a 5k in 15 minutes and 47 seconds - a personal best for the former Mulroy College student over 5k.

 

Carr is a regular scorer on Finn Valley and Donegal teams at cross-country events.

 

He finished in a total tie of 57 minutes and three seconds.

 

There was another Donegal link to the event in Spain. Andrew Bonner came 16th in the male 35-39 race.

 

A son of former Republic of Ireland soccer star Packie Bonner, Scottish born Andrew was competing for GB.

 

Bonner finished in 59 minutes and 42 seconds.

 



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