Stunning silver medal win for Ireland at world championships
"What a moment!"
Derval O'Rourke perfectly captured the mood on co-commentary duty as Ireland's 4x100-metre relay team claimed another stunning silver medal.
Having already collected two silvers at the Under 20 World Championships, and blazed into the relay final, Ireland added to the trove with a national record-clinching run.
Silver!!!! Second in the world for the 4x1 relay team #iaafworlds
— Athletics Ireland (@irishathletics) July 14, 2018
Ireland got off to a decent start, thanks to Molly Scott, but were right up in the medal mix when Gina Akpe-Moses blistered down the back straight in the second leg.
Ciara Neville, who stepped in for Rhasidat Adeleke, ran the third leg and it was left to Patience Jumbo-Gula to make up some ground down the finishing straight. That she most certainly did, coming from fourth to finish in second, closely behind a German relay team that set a record time in the process.
Unsurprisingly, the Irish ladies set a new national record with their silver-winning efforts.
Stunning carry on altogether.