Qualifying Standards for Youth and Junior Internationals

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

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Following some excellent early season performances among the Youth and Junior age groups, a number of athletes have achieved the qualifying standards for this year’s International competitions including European Youth Olympic Festival, World Youths and European Juniors.

This includes Marcus Lawlor (St. Laurence O’Toole AC) who not only achieved the qualifying standard* for EYOF’s but equalled the 200m Irish Youth Record of 21.79 at the Irish University Track and Field Championships this weekend, where he competed as a guest. The record was set by Lorcan O’Cathain (Roscommon AC) in EYOF’s in 2009.

Juniors

Mark English(Letterkenny) 800m 1.48.63, Teresa McDaid (Coach)
Maeve Curley(Craughwell AC) 10k Walk 50.55, Frank Lynch (Coach)
Emma Prendiville (Farranfore Maine Valley) 10k Walk 50.49.9, Michael Lane (Coach)
Joan Healy (Bandon AC) 100m 11.95, Liz Coomey (Coach)
Cara Kennedy (Ferrybank AC) Hammer 55.80m, Eoin White (Coach)

Youths:

Ruairi Finnegan (Letterkenny AC) 1500m 3.54.93, Teresa McDaid (Coach)
800m 1.53.23,
Kate Veale (West Waterford AC) 10k Walk 46.44, Jamie Costin (Coach)
Ben Kiely (Ferrybank AC) 400mH 53.66, Brid Golden (Coach)
Marcus Lawler (St. Laurence O’Toole) 200m 21.79, Patricia Lawler (Coach)
Aisling Croke (Dooneen AC) HJ 1.72m, Brian Croke (Coach)

*Selection is based on achieving the qualifying standard, as well as the athlete being fully fit and showing current form at selection time.

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