Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Cushinstown athletes Leinster successes

Cushinstown athletes returned with 26 medals including 14 gold fom the Leinster Juvenile Championships held in Tullamore recently. Of the 14 gold won 7 new Leinster Championship records were set. The 7 included 3 from Elizabeth Morland in the Hurdles High Jump and Long Jump and 1 each fom Dominic McCabe and Shane Joyce in the Javelin, Shannon Sheehy and Donal Kerins in the Hurdles. Shannon also won both the 250m Hurdles and High Jump while Shane won the Triple Jump and Donal got a silver in the Long and High Jump. More Gold medal performances came from Lee Ward in the Long Jump, Keith Marks in the 100m Hurdles and Niamh Reynolds in the Triple and Long Jump . Keith got 2nd in the 300m Hurdles and High Jump while Niamh got a 3rd in the Shot. Shauna White, Orna and Eoin Reynolds each got silver in the Javelin. Caoimhe Doyle got a silver in the Discus and Luke McCabe a silver in the 400m.  Zoe Mohan got a bronze in the Long Jump while Michael Sullivan got a bronze in the Shot. Other National qualifiers include Mark Joyce in the Jav. Praise must also go to Aoife Lenihan, Conor Flanagan, Killian and Sean Hogan, Grace Willis and Eoin Smyth who competed very well in their respective events.  Congrats must go to Elizabeth Morland who reached the European qualifying Youth standard in the Long Jump, High Jump, and 100m Hurdles a tremendous achievement and will represent  Ireland in the 100m hurdles at the European Youth Olympics in July in Holland

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