Emma Mitchell impresses with another top ten spot at World University Games 2017!


Update from World University Games 2017:

Northern Ireland 10,000m and 5,000m record holder Emma Mitchell (QUB AC / Eamonn Christie) secured an impressive 7th place finish over 5,000m at the World University Games in Taipei earlier today (Sunday 27th August 2017).

Emma, who was ninth in the 10,000m at the event last week, recorded 16:00.02 over the 5,000m distance – this is was just over ten seconds outside of her NI record of 15:50.55.

Hanna Klein (Germany) won the race in 15:45.28 (1st place), while Emma’s Ireland team-mate Shona Heaslip 16:09.62 for 11th place.