Tralee Harriers Athletics Club News

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National B All Ireland Championship’s, and The National Junior and U23 Championship’s took place this weekend in Tullamore.

Saturday’s National B Championship saw Amy Noonan take to the track for the 600m, a great race where we saw Amy crossing the finish line in second taking home the silver.

Sunday’s National Junior /U23 saw Muireann McElligot, Oisin Spillane, Cillian Griffin and Basit Oyebanji competing in a mix of the 100m, 200m, 3000m and the long jump.

Oisin battled the 3000m to the finishing line taking gold!

Oisin Spillane on the podium.

Cillian took on both the 100m and the long jump. Achieving top 4 in both. A silver in the long jump and 4th in the 100m.

Cillian Griffin.

Muireann ran in both sprints, taking 16th in her 200m and 14th in her 100m. Strong running from Muireann and great to see her at nationals.

Basit reached the 100m final, crossing 7th, then took in the 200m where he finished 13th.

Fantastic to see the club senior athletes in the mix. Well done to all.

Over the last two weekends, our U9 to U19 athletes praticipated in the All Ireland Nationals Championships in Tullamore.

Sat the 2nd July saw two teams events, U10 Sadie Lynch and Aria Collins and U11Tommy Moynihan and Jace Flynn. Sadie and Aria won gold in the 60m Sprint and came 4th in their Long Jump. First timers to nationals Tommy and Jace came 4th in their Long Jump.

Individual event saw Alannah Crossan taking part in the high jump where she came 6th.

We had three relays teams, 1 U9 and 2 U12 teams and this was a first time for these athletes. They all ran amazing.

Day I of U13 to U19

KirbyAnne Ryan, U19 competed in Shot Putt with an amazing throw and came home with a gold medal.

Bao Foley’s first time to nationals and he jumped amazing coming 5th.

Sean Murphy came 5th in U14 Javelin.

Day 2 of U13 to U19

Conor Crean, U16 Javelin. Conor’ first time to nationals threw amazing and came 9th.

Ewan O’Sullivan’s first time to Nationals ran amazing in his 100m Sprint coming 14th.

Day 3

KirbyAnne had another great day competing in Discus coming home with another medal silver.

Aaron Crean.

Aaron Crean first time to Nationals, didn’t let us down came home with a Bronze. Followed by his twin sister Ruby Crean also first time came 6th.

Last but not not least we saw Amanda Duyile competing in the U15 Hurdles running and jumping amazing came 11th.

Super 4 days were had by all and we are so proud of all our athletes. Thank you to the coaches and parents that travelled.

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