Shauna Bocquet Posts Two Personal Bests in Sharjah, UAE

15 July 2023; Shauna Bocquet of Ireland competes in the Women's 400m T54 during day eight of the World Para Athletics Championships 2023 at Charléty Stadium in Paris, France. Photo by Daniel Derajinski/Sportsfile
Galway woman Shauna Bocquet had a packed schedule at the 2024 Sharjah International Open Para Athletics Festival racing in six events over the three day competition.
The 12th edition of the competition was hosted by hosted by Al Thiqah Club featuring 291 athletes from 38 countries.
She posted two personal best times in her 1500m and the 5km races. Her massive PB of 11.16 in the 5km race has also given her the high performance standard for Paris 2024, another important milestone on the path to qualification for the Paralympic Games this summer.
Day 1:
100m – 17.62
800m – 1.52
Day 2:
200m – 30.50
1500m – 3.21(PB)
Day 3:
400m – 57.06
5km – 11.16 (PB and high performance standard for Paris 2024)
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