Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Bandon AC take part in European Clubs Track & Field Cup in Portugal

Monday, September 22, 2014

Bandon AC take part in European Clubs Track & Field Cup in Portugal

Over the weekend, there were two competitions held on the Iberian Peninsula for junior club athletes from all over Europe. In Castellon in Spain, the European Champion Clubs Cup Track & Field juniors Group A was held. The Group B competition was held in Leiria in Portugal and Bandon AC were the only Irish team taking part.

Scott Gibson won the 400m, Laura McSweeney won the Shot Put and placed 3rd in the hammer, Fiona Everard was 3rd in the 800m and 4th in the 1500m, boys 4x100m relay team were 3rd, Thomas McCarthy was 3rd in the Steeplechase.

The full results can be seen HERE

Excerpt From the Bandon AC website.....On Sat 20th of Sept a number of Bandon AC athletes, coaches and officials will be on a journey into the history books. The club have two teams competing in the European Junior Track & Field Championships in Portugal, not only is this the first time Bandon AC will be competing in this event, its the first time both boys and girls team from the same club have qualified to represent Ireland in this event. This is truly a fantastic achievement for the club and the people involved. 

Full report on the Bandon AC website

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Well done Bandon A,C,. A brilliant achievement to have taking two teams to Leira. Congratulations you all look fab in your gear,