Irish U20 team return home with record medal haul


Ireland's 33 strong athletics team returned home to Dublin Airport late last night from the European U20 Championships in Tallinn, Estonia.

The squad touched down with gold medalists Rhasidat Adeleke (100m & 200m), Cian McPhillips (1500m), and Nicholas Griggs (3000m) among the happy faces coming through Terminal 1.

The medalists were greeted by a small number of family members outside the terminal who cheered the new European champions as they exited Terminal 1 with their medals proudly around their necks.

Athletes were quick to thank everyone who has helped get them to this point, with a special word to the support teams that made the trip to Tallinn and were very much part of the success over the 4 days.

It was a historic championships for Ireland, finishing in 3rd place overall on the final gold medal table. The championships will be remembered for some time to come, and credit must go to all those who have helped to support the athletes in getting to this stage over the last number of years.

Team Ireland returned to Dublin with 4 gold medals, a national senior record, and several national U20 records.

Day 1 Report: Click HERE

Day 2 Report: Click HERE

Day 3 Report: Click HERE

Day 4 Report: Click HERE

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