FINN Valley AC twins Roisin and Eilish Flanagan recorded lifetime bests in the 3000m on Tuesday evening in Italy,
At the 57th staging of the Palio Citta’ Della Quercia in Rovereto, Roisin Flanagan finished 11th in 8:57.79.
Twin sister Eilish Flanagan finished 12th in 8:58.46.
The meet at the Stadio Quercia was part of the World Athletics continental tour silver level series.
The new PBs for the Gortin women complete an encouraging season that included a 3000m steeplechase PB for Eilish at the Olympic Games.
The Flanagans will now take a break before regrouping ahead of the Cross-Country season.
They will compete for Finn Valley AC in the National Senior Cross-Country Championships in November, with a view to both winning the senior team competition for the club and making the Irish team for the European Cross-Country Championships.