New Record for Lynsey

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18:  Lynsey Sharp of Great Britain competes in the Women's 800m Semifinals on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 18: Lynsey Sharp of Great Britain competes in the Women’s 800m Semifinals on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

lynsey 3Finishing 6th in the final of the 800m at the Olympic Games in Rio, Lynsey Sharp broke her own Scottish record of 1:57.71 with a new time of 1:57.69.

‘It was a great race to be part of,’ said Lynsey. ‘I knew it was going to be very competitive and to run my fastest ever time in an Olympic final, I have to be happy with  but I’m a little bit frustrated because I know that I can go faster than that.

Well done to Lynsey on reaching the final and running her best ever time.

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