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Medal haul for Ireland at the European Cross Country Championships

Medal haul for Ireland at the European Cross Country Championships
2022 SPAR European Cross Country Championships, Piemonte-La Mandria Park, Turin, Italy 11/12/2022 Ireland’s Michelle Finn, Eilish Flanagan, Roisin Flanagan, Aoibhe Richardson, Mary Mulhare and Ann-Marie McGlynn celebrate after winning bronze in the senior women's 8000m Mandatory Credit Β©INPHO/Sasa Pahic Szabo

Fiachra Gallagher

Team Ireland have secured a record medal haul at the European Cross Country Championships in Turin.

The Irish men's under-23 team and the senior women's team both secured bronze medals in their respective events.

Twin sisters Eilish and Roisin Flanagan led the way for the women's team, finishing the 8000m event in 11th and 12th place.

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In the individual events, Nick Griggs and Dean Casey both medalled in the under-20 race.

Griggs secured silver with Casey bagging the bronze.

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The senior men's team came eighth in their race.

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