First success at the Olympic Stadium in London

An Irish student won the first competition on the London 2012 Mondotrack.


09-May-2012

Friday, May 4th the first official competition was held on the track at the Olympic Stadium in London: the 400m hurdles at the British Universities and Colleges Sports Championships. In front of 4,000 people the Irish student, Justine Kinney, who is pursuing a master's degree at Loughborough University, won with a time of 59.79. "Since this was the first race on this track, I really wanted to win!’’ said Justine. ‘’The track is amazing; it looks like you could fly over it ". The event was also followed by DailyMail which published an interesting article online.