Reynolds named in Irish team for European Championships

Ben Reynolds clears a hurdles on his way to victory at Santry on Sunday
Ben Reynolds clears a hurdles on his way to victory at Santry on Sunday

Hurdler Ben Reynolds has been selected in the Ireland team for the European Champions in Amsterdam next month.

The Hollywood athlete impressed in winning the 110m hurdles at Sunday's Irish Championships in Santry in a season's best time of 13.89.

Portaferry's Ciara Mageann will compete in the 1500 and 800m while sprinter Amy Foster goes in the 100m.

Christine McMahon (400m) and Kerry O'Flaherty (3000m steeplechase) are also in the Irish team.

Mageean was another NI winner in Santry, securing 1500m victory in 4:24.33 and almost two seconds ahead of Rio steeplechase qualifier Sara Treacy.

Foster and fellow Northern Ireland athlete Paralympic star Jason Smyth were 100m winners.

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