FINN Valley AC’s Ben Carr finished fifth in his age category at the Punta Umbria ETU Duathlon European Championships this morning.
The Letterkenny native, a student at GMIT, was fifth in the 20-24 sprint event in Punta Umbria, Spain.
Carr began his day with a 5k in 15 minutes and 47 seconds – a personal best for the former Mulroy College student over 5k.
Carr is a regular scorer on Finn Valley and Donegal teams at cross-country events.
He finished in a total tie of 57 minutes and three seconds.
There was another Donegal link to the event in Spain. Andrew Bonner came 16th in the male 35-39 race.
A son of former Republic of Ireland soccer star Packie Bonner, Scottish born Andrew was competing for GB.
Bonner finished in 59 minutes and 42 seconds.