European U20 Championships standards achieved this weekend
Tón Le Gaoithe, Waterford RSC
Both the Junior Girls and Junior Boys 4 X 100m realy teams acheived the qualifying standard for the European U20 Championships which will take place in Grosseto, Italy later this summer in Waterford this weeeknd.
The girls 4x100m ran 46.09 which was under the qualifying standard of 46.20.
Junior Girls 4 x 100m Team:
Molly Scott St. L.O’T
Sharlene Mawdsley Newport
Gina Akpe-Moses Blackrock
Ciara Neville Emerald
The boys 4 x 100m team ran 41.20 which is the qualifying standard.
Junior Boys 4 x 100m Team:
Aaron Sexton North Down
David McDonald Menapians
Mark Smyth Raheny
Joseph Ojewumi Tallaght
Both the girls and the boys Junior 4 x 400m teams ran extremely well but were just outside the qualifying standards.
British Milers Club, Solihull
There were also four European U20 Championships standards achieved at the British Milers Club meet in Solihull.
Alex O'Neill (St Cronan's) 2:09.53 800m
Darragh McElhinney (Bantry) 3:49.32 1500m
Charlie O Donovan (Leevale) 3:49.79 1500m
Jodie McCann (DSD) 4.26.83 1500m
Well done to all athletes and coaches.