2023 National Records


A record-breaking year for Irish athletics has seen 90 national records fall over the course of the season. The latest list of records to be ratified can be found below (as of Oct 17th 2023).

Some of the highlights included:

Aug 20th – Sarah Healy U23 1500m

22-year-old Sarah Healy (UCD AC) went in the second of the 1500m semi-finals at the World Championships in Budapest, signing off with an U23 national record of 3:59.68 NU23R to become only the third Irish women to ever break 4 minutes alongside Ciara Mageean and Sonia O'Sullivan.

Aug 23rd – Sarah Lavin 100m Hurdles

Sarah Lavin posted a simply remarkable championship performance in the semi-final of the women’s 100m hurdles in Budapest, finishing in 5th in the new national 100m hurdles record of 12.62.

Sept 3rd – Reece Ademola U23 Long Jump

Reece Ademola (Leevale A.C.) extended his national U23 Long Jump record in Italy with a 7.97m to finish third adding 1cm to his previous record set in July when he won his first senior gold at the 123.ie National Senior Track and Field Championships in Santry.

Sept 4th – Sarah Lavin 100m

Sarah Lavin (Emerald AC) broke Phil Healy's national 100m record with a stunning 11.27 NR in Switzerland.

Lavin now holds both the national 100m and 100m hurdles records following on from her superb 12.62 at the World Championships in Budapest which broke Derval O'Rourke’s long-standing national hurdles record.

Sept 8th – Ciara Mageean 1500m

Ciara Mageean continued her outstanding 2023 season with another record-breaking performance at the Diamond League Meet in Brussels. The City of Lisburn AC athlete finished second behind Scotland’s Laura Muir to smash her own Irish 1500m record in a blistering time of 3:55.87.

  • Latest list of ratified records: Here
  • 2023 Records: Here

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