Paul Pollock happy with 21st place in World Championship marathon

Paul Pollock is content with his 21st place in the men's marathon at the World Championship as he is the second European finisher in Moscow.

"I had a good race. I felt strong throughout and felt I was coming through the pack nicely towards the end. It bodes well for future marathons," added the 26-year-old who was competing at his first major summer championship for Ireland.

"It's a good start to my career as a full-time athlete."