The Morton Pre-Games takes place in the Morton Stadium Santry, Dublin, Ireland on Wednesday the 25th of July 2012. This is an international track and field meeting which is promoted and hosted by Clonliffe Harriers A.C., Athletics Ireland, the Irish Sports Council and the Morton Stadium.
"The event will be the premier track and field Meet in the city of Dublin in 2012 and takes place one week before the commencement of the athletics programme at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The event will, therefore, provide international athletes with an opportunity for fine-tuning prior to the commencement of the Games and will provide Irish athletes with the opportunity of challenging their international counterparts...The Morton Mile over the years has attracted cream of world middle distance runners including Kip Keino, John Walker, Steve Ovett, Steve Scott, Eamonn Coghlan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Frank O'Mara, Ray Flynn and Niall Bruton." Read more: http://mortongames.ie/about/
"Early arrivals include top U.S. athlete and world 1500 metre bronze medallist Matthew Centrowitz, Emma Coburn, Shalaya Kipp, all three being members of the U.S. Olympic team, Canadian Olympians Melissa Bishop and Jessica Smith. Later today these Olympians will be joined by another ten Olympians who will make up an overseas entry for the 2012 Morton Games of in excess of 60 athletes..." Read more News at: http://mortongames.ie/news/
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