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IAAF & European Athletics announce appointments for 2018/2019 Major Champs


At their recent meeting following the IAAF World Indoor Championships the IAAF Council announced appointments for their World Athletics Series 2018/2019. We are delighted to announce that our two International Technical Officials (I.T.O's) John Cronin and Ronan O'Hart have been appointed to the following prestigious fixtures:

John Cronin

  • 2019 ITO (Referee) World Athletics Championships Doha, Qatar.
  • John was recently the Starts Referee in Birmingham for the World Indoor Championships.

Ronan O'Hart

  • 2018 ITO (Referee) World under 20 Championships Tampere , Finland
  • 2019  ITO (Referee) World Relay Championships Nassau, Bahamas

John has also been appointed as Technical Delegate to this year's Diamond League in London while Ronan has been appointed as Technical Delegate to the IAAF World Challenge in Zagreb. Pierce O'Callaghan has been appointed as Race Walking Judge (Chief) for the IAAF World Race Walking Championships in Taicang, China.

At European level for 2018 we are happy to announce the following significant appointments:

John Cronin

  • ITO European Championships Berlin

Pierce O'Callaghan

  • Technical Delegate European Athletics Throwing Cup Leiria, Portugal
  • Race Walking Judge European Championships Berlin

Shaun Gallagher

  • Race Walking Judge European Under 18 Championships Gyor, Hungary

Zuzana Costin 

  • Jury of Appeal European Championships Berlin

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