Israel Olatande set a new Irish 100m record with a sixth-place finish at the European Championship final in Munich.

Olatunde sank in 10.17 seconds, beating Paul Hessian’s 15-year-old mark set at the 2007 European Cup in Vaasa.

A long-time UCD sprinter in the books of Dan Dealgan AC and the first ever Irish athlete to reach the senior championship 100m final in athletics, when it was his time, he was on the track at the famous Olympic stadium. Celebrated with the tricolor.

Olympic champion Lamont Jacobs won the gold medal with a championship record time of 9.95 seconds, ahead of outgoing champion Journell Hughes (10.00) in second place, with fellow British athlete Jeremiah Azoo from Wales in third.

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