Antrim International Cross Country: Athletes battle through mud

Fionnuala McCormack is the only non-African native to earn a podium spot at the Antrim International Cross Country as she places third in the women's race.

The Irishwoman avenged a couple of recent defeats by Britain's Kate Avery but finished behind Kenyan Alice Aprop Nawowuna and Mimi Belete of Bahrain.

Nawowuna beat Ethiopian-born Belete by four seconds with McCormack a further four seconds back, just ahead of Avery, and Kerry O'Flaherty the top Northern Ireland finisher in 11th.

Aweke Ayalew of Bahrain won the men's race ahead of Uganda's Thomas Ayeko and Kenya's Timothy Cheruiyot.