MARK English finished in fifth place in the World 800m semi-final in Beijing meaning the Letterkenny man has missed out on a place in the final.
English came home in a time 1:44.55.
There was a big shock in the first semi-final with Nigel Amos, the favourite, missing out on a final berth.
Amel Tuka won English’s semi in 1:44.84. The UCD AC athlete made a late push and will be happy with a display that sees him finish 11th overall in the 800m.