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Seven athletes to compete at European throwing cup

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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

https://www.european-athletics.org/competitions/european-throwing-cup/news/article=marton-bidding-for-hat-trick-titles-the-european-throwing-cup/

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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