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Mark English winning a sixth national indoor title in the men’s 800m at the  recent National Senior Indoor ChampionshipsChampionships at the  National Indoor Arena, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

You know what every athlete says about making a championship final: anything can happen! For Mark English, what happened the last two times he made a(...)

Mark English finished eighth in his 800m heat in Berlin - later being moved up to sixth place. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When he’s already stood on the European Championship medal podium - not just once, but twice - only Mark English must know what it feels like to be tr(...)

Wayde van Niekerk romped to gold in the 400m in London. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters

He’s already been dubbed the most complete sprinter in athletics history and Wayde van Niekerk continues to demonstrate why. In winning part one of hi(...)

Ireland’s Mark English after finishing fifth in the third semi-final of the men’s 800m. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

No regrets, no disappointment, and no envy, only an acceptance on the night that Mark English didn’t quite have the legs to make an Olympic final. Gi(...)

Kenya’s David Rudisha  beats Adam Kszczot of Poland to win gold in the Men’s 800m final at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

David Rudisha strained every sinew to win gold, Genzebe Dibaba dominated in the way the Kenyan once did and Usain Bolt’s second sprint showdown with J(...)

Kenya’s David Lekuta Rudisha celebrates winning the final of the men’s 800 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the “Bird’s Nest” National Stadium in Beijing. Photograph: Getty Images

Kenya’s Olympic champion David Rudisha put three difficult years behind him and trusted his finishing pace to regain the world 800 metres title at th(...)

Mark English was pipped into second place in the Golden Spike in Ostrava. Photograph: Inpho

Mark English was narrowly denied a victory at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava in what was billed as a world record attempt over 600 metres - altho(...)

Mark English is expected to make it through Friday’s 800m heat where he may attempt to run from the front. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There is a tactical element to 800m running which doubles its value indoors. No one knows this better than Mark English, which is a good thing, becau(...)

Mark English has been combining his athletics preparations with his third year of medical studies at UCD. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Not many Irish athletes can talk up their medal prospects in such realistic terms as Mark English. At 21, he may still be a student of 800 metre runn(...)

Kelly Proper on her way to winning the women’s 200m final at the National Senior Indoor Championships at the Athlone International Arena. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

IAN O’RIORDAN Only a medical student could talk about recruiting as many fast twitch muscle fibres as possible in such exact terms. For Mark English (...)

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