Keith Gerrard helps GB and NI to team bronze in Serbia

Keith Gerrard

Manx athlete Keith Gerrard has helped Great Britain and Northern Ireland to a team bronze at the European Cross Country Championships in Belgrade.

Andy Vernon was the leading British athlete in the men's race earning individual bronze, with Gerrard finishing 20th on a cold day in Serbia.

Gerrard said he was "pleased" with his performance.

Vernon added: " I didn't leave anything out there today. It was good to come away with something."

In total the Great Britain and Northern Ireland cross-country team topped the medal tables at the event with nine.

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