Manx-Danish runner Jess Petersson performed heroically in yesterday’s women’s Olympic marathon, finishing just eight minutes off the winning pace.
The Scandinavian-born athlete was schooled at QEII in Peel and represented the Isle of Man in the 2001 Island Games.
Her time of 2hr 31min 43sec in very wet conditions was nearly three minutes faster than her time in this year’s London Marathon.
Jess had been struggling with injury in preparation for the event but still recorded a world-class time.
The 34-year-old is already rumoured to be considering competing for the Isle of Man at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow where she would enter the marathon event as one of the firm favourites for gold.
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