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Seven athletes to compete at European throwing cup


Seven athletes to compete at European throwing cup

Seven Irish athletes will compete at the European Throwing Cup in Samorin, Slovakia this weekend (March 9-10).

One of the key focuses will be the U23 athletes headed by Michaela Walsh (Swinford) with the European Athletics U23 Championships taking place in Gavle, Sweden between July 11th-14th. Competition will be high in this category in Samorin.

Stephen Rice (Clonliffe Harriers) and Ryan McCullough (Donore Harriers) will lead the senior challenge in the javelin and hammer respectively.

Read a full preview of the event with live streaming and results details HERE

Team Ireland

Name    Event    Club       Coach

1              Michaela Walsh U23 Shot & Hammer       Swinford AC       Paddy Kelly & Michael Heneghan

2              Anu Awonusi     U23 Shot              SLOT AC               Paddy McGrath

3              Niamh Fogarty  U23 Discus          North Westmeath AC    Peter Collins

4              Eoin Sheridan    U23 Discus          North Westmeath AC    Peter Collins

5              Kate O'Connor  U23 Javelin         St. Gerards AC   Laura Kerr

6              Stephen Rice     Sen Javelin          Clonliffe Harriers              Ciaran Donohue

7              Ryan McCullough             Sen Hammer      Donore Harriers                Stellan Kjellander

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