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