Jemma second in Diamond League 800m in Doha for strong opener

Saturday 11th May 2024

Jemma Reekie took to the track in Doha s she opened her outdoor season after silver at the World Indoors in Glasgow a couple of months ago.

And Jemma followed World champion Mary Moraa home with half a second between them as the Scot clocked 1:58.42.

‘It was a good performance; I made a mistake, it is a lesson but I will learn from this mistake,’ said Jemma.

‘I held my position in the last 300m.

‘It was really great coming to Doha for the Seashore DL, I had never done it before. Everybody was very welcoming, so it has been a really good experience.

‘My next competition will be in Poland.’


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