Irish Teams Confirmed at World Relays


World Athletics has confirmed the invitation of both Ireland's Women's 4x100m team and the Mixed 4x400m to compete at the upcoming World Athletics Relays Silesia21 to be held in Poland on May 1st - May 2nd.  The selected athletes are listed below.

A top 8 finish at the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 for either of these squads guarantees Olympic qualification.  A top 10 finish in the Women's 4x100m or top 12 finish in the Mixed 4x400m at this event would ensure qualification for the World Athletics Championships Oregon 2022. 

Travel to this event during the ongoing pandemic remains subject to government approval and the prevailing Covid-19 situation in Poland prior to departure. 


Women’s 4x100m
Athlete Name Club Coach
Molly Scott SLOT AC  Deirdre Scott
Joan Healy  Leevale AC  Alan Mahoney 
Sarah Lavin  Emerald AC  Noelle Morrissey 
Sarah Quinn 

St Colman's South Mayo AC

Brendan Glynn 
Kate Doherty  DSD AC  Daniel Kilgallon 
Niamh Whelan  Ferrybank AC  Gary Ryan 
Non-Travelling Reserves
Gina Akpe Moses  Blackrock AC (Louth)  Marvin Rowe 
Aoife Lynch  Donore Harriers AC  Daniel Kilgallon


Mixed 4x400m
Athlete Name Club Coach
Phil Healy Bandon AC  Shane McCormack 
Sophie Becker Raheny Shamrocks AC Jeremy Lyons 
Sharlene Mawdsley  Newport AC  Gary Ryan 
Chris O'Donnell  North Sligo AC  Michael Baker 
Thomas Barr  Ferrybank AC  Hayley & Drew Harrison 
Andrew Mellon  Crusaders AC  Brendan McConville 
Non-Travelling Reserves
Catherine McManus DCH AC  Brian McManus 
Thomas Pitkin 

Clonliffe Harriers AC 

Robby Burns 


Support Staff

Teresa McDaid - Team Manager & Covid Officer

Daniel Kilgallon - National Sprints Coordinator & Lead 4x100m Coach

Karen Kirk - 4x100m Coach

Drew Harrison - Mixed 4x400m Coach

Ciara McCallion - Physio

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