Niamh won bronze in her first Games as a senior athlete at the Commonwealth Games.

She had to beat Australian Celeste Mucci, who had been holding the bronze medal place after six events, by eight seconds in the raceĀ  and did so comfortably, with Mucci trailing in well behind after running a stunning 800m

It completed her heptathlon with a new personal best of 6,043 points, only the second time she has topped the 6,000 mark.

This is a promising results as Niamh begins her senior debut.