Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Athletics Ireland Juvenile Star Award...Feb 2012

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Athletics Ireland Juvenile Star Award...Feb 2012

The Athletics Ireland Tipperary Crystal Juvenile Star Awards 2012 were held recently at the Tullamore Court Hotel...

L to R...John Sheehan who received the Drifter Cup on behalf of Leevale AC for Best Track & Field Club..........Robert and Marian Heffernan, special guests and Olympians...........Mary Maher, who received McAuliffe Trophy on behalf of Cork for Best Track & Field County..........and David Cussen, who received the Tipperary Crystal Star Award for Cork and the Eamonn Gilbert Award for Best Juvenile High Jumper in 2012. Pic......Dan McGrath/Editorial Images.

David Cussen was also the winner of the Cork City Sports Athletic Person of the Month for January...

From Cork City Sports...David Cussen (Old Abbey AC) is the January winner of the Cork City Sports Athletic Person of the Month. In January David won the Munster Junior high jump championship at Nenagh with a superb jump of 2.02m to once again clear the magical 2 metre barrier. Last July just before his 17th birthday David took part in the Cork City Sports at CIT clearing a height of 1.95m. A few days before the City Sports David won both the long jump and high jump at the Under 17 Irish Championships in Tullamore. David subsequently won the high jump at the Home Countries Schools International in England and was second in the Celtic International in Scotland to round off a successful 2012. To show that David’s high jumping is really on the way up he won the the Irish Junior indoor title last weekend in Athlone with a new personal best of 2.06m. The bar is set high for the for the career of this talented young athlete.

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