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Irish athletes for European Throwing Cup


Irish athletes selected for European Throwing Cup

Seven Irish athletes have been selected for the European Throwing Cup in Gran Canaria this weekend March 11th and 12th.

World U20 stars Michaela Walsh (Swinford) and Adam King (Iveragh) are in the squad. Walsh will compete in the U23 women’s shot put and hammer while King will compete in the U23 men’s hammer.

John Kelly (Finn Valley) has had an excellent indoor season with a new Donegal shot put record of 17.49m and he will compete in the U23 shot put in the sunny climes of Gran Canaria.

Athlete                      Event                          Club           Coach

Michaela Walsh  U23 Women's Shot Put Swinford AC      Michael Heneghan

Michaela Walsh  U23 Women's Hammer Swinford AC       Paddy Kelly

John Kelly         U23 Men's Shot Put     Finn Valley AC    John Kelly Sr

Eoin Sheridan    U23 Men's Discus        North Westmeath AC    Peter Collins

Adam King        U23 Men's Hammer      Iveragh AC          Sean Egan

Stephen Rice     U23 Men's Javelin       Sli Cualann AC    Ciaran Donohoe

Marco Pons       Senior Men's Discus    DMP AC              Michael O'Brien

Padraig White    Senior Men's Hammer  Dunboyne AC      George Eyres

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