Monday, February 25, 2013
11 Irish athletes selected for the European Indoor Championships next weekend...
Brian Gregan (Clonliffe Harriers AC)...400m
Ciaran O’Lionaird (Leevale AC)...3000m
John Travers (Donore Harriers AC)...3000m
Stephen Scullion (North Belfast Harriers AC)...3000m
Fionnuala Britton (Kilcoole AC)...3000m
Claire Tarplee (Dundrum South Dublin AC)...1500m
Derval O’Rourke (Leevale AC)...60m hurdles
Ciara Everard (UCD AC)...800m
Amy Foster (City of Lisburn AC)...60m
Tori Pena (Finn Valley AC)...Pole Vault
Rose Anne Galligan (Newbridge AC)...800m
David McCarthy (West Waterford AC) who had the qualifying times in both the 1500m and 3,000m events had to withdraw due to illness.
Mark English (Letterkenny AC) also dipped under the qualification standard of 1:48.50 in the 800m when setting a personal best of 1:48.44 at the national championships recently. However the World Junior Finalist has made the decision to focus on training and preparation for the European U23 Championships in Finland in July.
Posted by John Desmond at Monday, February 25, 2013