Eight straight for Barr; Mageean on the double
Eight straight for Barr; Mageean on the double
Thomas Barr (Ferrybank) won his 8th consecutive 400m hurdles title while Ciara Mageean (UCD) won on the double in the 800m and 1500m at an entertaining Irish Life Health National Senior Athletics Championships in Morton Stadium today (July 29).
Barr continued his rich vein of form at the right time with a championship record of 49.56 to win his eighth consecutive title in style ahead of the European Athletics Championships.
Ciara Mageean (UCD) completed a busy weekend with a comprehensive middle distance double winning the women’s 800m in 2:07.93 and the 1500m in 4:22.47.
Leon Reid (Menapians) was one of the star performers of the meet adding the 100m title in 10.42 to his exciting 200m victory yesterday. Gina Akpe-Moses (Blackrock-Louth) edged the 100m in 11.86 on a photo finish from Joan Healy (Bandon).
Michelle Finn (Leevale) needed to run under 9:55 in the 3,000m steeplechase to have a chance of earning selection for the European championships and she did just that winning gold in a swift 9:46.19.
In the men’s 800m, Mark English (UCD) added his 6th national 800m title in 1:50.82 with a strong final 100m.
Rising stars Elizabeth Morland (Cushinstown) and Michaela Walsh (Swinford) had double gold-winning performances.
Morland won the long jump in 6.10m and the javelin with 43.41m while also winning bronze in the 100m hurdles in 13.80.
Walsh won the women’s hammer with 60.81 and the shot put with 14.51m. Adam McMullen (Crusaders) bagged another long jump title with a best of 7.68m.
Christopher O’Donnell (North Sligo) ran his customary strong home straight to win the men’s 400m in 46.92 while Claire Mooney (UCD) won the women’s 400m in 53.85.
Ciara Hickey (Blarney/Inniscara) won the women’s pole vault with 3.40m.
Day 1 report HERE
Irish Life Health National Senior Athletics Championships, Morton Stadium
Gina Akpe-Moses (Blackrock-Louth) 11.86, 2. Joan Healy (Bandon) 11.86, 3. Niamh Whelan (Ferrybank) 11.88
Phil Healy (Bandon) 23.64, 2. Ciara Neville (Emerald) 24.27, 3. Catherine McManus (DCH) 24.63, 3. Niamh Whelan (Ferrybank) 24.63
Claire Mooney (UCD) 53.85, 2. Sophie Becker (St Joseph’s) 54.74, 3. Sinead Denny (DSD) 55.00
Ciara Mageean (UCD) 2:07.93, 2. Maisy O’Sullivan (St Abban’s) 2:09.18, 3. Iseult O’Donnell (Raheny Shamrock) 2:10.04
Ciara Mageean (UCD) 4:22.47, 2. Amy O’Donoghue (Emerald) 4:23.08, 3. Emma Mitchell (Queens) 4:23.38
Emma Mitchell (Queens) 15:59.34, 2. Shona Heaslip (An Riocht) 16:03.91, 3. Annmarie McGlynn (Letterkenny) 16:25.21
5,000m Race Walk
Kate Veale (West Waterford) 22:19.22, 2. Sarah Glennon (Mullingar Harriers) 25:16.94, 3. Maeve Curley (Craughwell) 26:11.30
Sarah Lavin (UCD) 13.62, Kate Doherty (DSD) 13.72, 3. Elizabeth Morland (Cushinstown) 13.80
Catherine McManus (DCH) 60.24, 2. Miriam Daly (Carrick on Suir) 61.32, 3. Kelly McGrory (Tir Chonaill) 61.43
Michelle Finn (Leevale) 9:46.19, 2. Sara Treacy (Dunboyne) 10:13.40, 3. Niamh Kearney (Sli Cualann) 11:20.91
Mullingar Harriers 50.38
Dublin City Harriers 4:02.13, 2. Raheny Shamrock 4:06.57
Elizabeth Morland (Cushinstown) 6.10m, 2. Saragh Buggy (St Abban’s) 5.85m, 3. Sophie Meredith (St Mary’s Limerick) 5.75m
Saragh Buggy (St Abban’s) 12.24m, 2. Grace Furlong (Waterford) 11.69m, 3. Solange Diogo (Tralee Harriers) 11.43m
Philipa Rogan (Sli Cualann) 1.80m, 2. Shannon Sheehy (Clonliffe Harriers) 1.65m, 3. Sarah Connolly (North Down) 1.60m
Ciara Hickey (Blarney/Inniscara) 3.40m, 2. Anna Ryan (Moycarkey Coolcroo) 3.20m, 3. Lisa Houlihan (West Waterford) 3.20m
Elizabeth Morland (Cushinstown) 43.41m, 2. Grace Casey (Eire Og Corra Choill) 41.70m, 3. Laura Dolan (Ferbane) 34.48m
Michaela Walsh (Swinford) 14.51m, 2. Geraldine Stewart (Tir Chonaill) 11.58m, 3. Roisin Howard (Bandon) 10.92m
Niamh Fogarty (North Westmeath) 44.56m, 2. Anne-Marie Torsney (Fingallians) 39.55m, 3. Emma Owens (St Paul’s) 37.95m
Michaela Walsh (Swinford) 60.81m, Cara Kennedy (Ferrybank) 55.27m, 3. Ciara McGuire (Na Fianna) 53.03m
Leon Reid ( Menapians) 10.42, Travane Morrison (Tralee Harriers) 10.54, 3. Jeremy Phillips (Clonliffe Harriers) 10.55
Leon Reid (Menapians) 20.74, 2. Marcus Lawler (SLOT) 20.79, 3. Cillin Greene (Galway City Harriers) 21.74
Christopher O’Donnell (North Sligo) 46.92, 2. Brandon Arrey (Raheny Shamrock) 47.43, 3. Craig Newell (Ballymena & Antrim) 48.16
Mark English (UCD) 1:50.82, 2. John Fitzsimons (Kildare) 1:51.05, 3. Conall Kirk (Annadale Striders) 1:51.72
John Travers (Donore Harriers) 3:47.45, 2. Darren McBrearty (Letterkenny) 3:48.45, 3. Kieran Kelly (Raheny Shamrock) 3:48.68
Ryan Forsyth (Newcastle) 14:30.78, 2. Hiko Tonosa (DSD) 14:30.79, 3. Conor Dooney (Raheny Shamrock) 14:42.43
Stephen Scullion (Clonliffe Harriers) 29:25.31, 2. Mick Clohisey (Raheny Shamrock) 29:34.89, 3. Kevin Maunsell (Clonmel) 29:35.76
10,000m Race Walk
Cian McManamon (Westport) 42:21.92, 2. Jerome Caprice (DSD) 44:12.43, 3. David Kenny (Farranfore Maine Valley) 45:56.73
Gerard O’Donnell (Carrick on Shannon) 14.05, Ben Reynolds (North Down) 14.15, 3. Matthew Behan (Crusaders) 14.37
Thomas Barr (Ferrybank) 49.56, 2. Paul Byrne (St Abban’s) 51.37, 3. Jason Harvey (Crusaders) 51.99
Adam Kirk-Smith (Derry Track Club) 9:02.09, 2. Jayme Rossiter (Clonliffe Harriers) 9:05.49, 3. Rory Chesser (Ennis Track) 9:25.90
Tallaght 41.83, 2. Clonliffe Harriers 41.99, 3. Emerald 42.57
St Abban’s 3:17.01, 2. Emerald 3:19.40, 3. Crusaders 3:21.04
Adam McMullen (Crusaders) 7.68, 2. Colm Bourke (Raheny Shamrock) 7.40, Shane Howard (Bandon) 7.29m
Denis Finnegan (An Riocht) 14.33m, 2. Jai Benson (Lagan Valley) 13.89m, 3. Oisin Taylor (Crusaders) 13.62m
Ryan Carthy Walsh (Adamstown) 2.00m, 2. Ciaran Connolly (Le Cheile) 2.00m, 3. Adam Hill (City of Lisburn) 1.85m
Michael Bowler (Enniscorthy) 4.50m, 2. Yuri Kanash (West Waterford) 4.30m, 3. Matthew Callinan Keenan (SLOT) 4.30m
Stephen Rice (Clonliffe Harriers) 66.95m, 2. Shane Aston (Trim) 58.94m, 3. Gareth Crawford (Lifford Strabane) 56.79m
Marco Pons (DMP) 53.67m, 2. Eoin Sheridan (North Westmeath) 53.45m, 3. Eric Favors (Raheny Shamrock) 50.26m
Sean Breathnach (Galway City Harriers) 17.53m, 2. Eric Favors (Raheny Shamrock) 16.45m, 3. James Kelly (Finn Valley) 14.83m
Owen Russell (St Andrew’s) 65.91m, 2. Adam King (Iveragh) 63.05m, 3. Simon Galligan (Clonliffe Harriers) 59.67m