Two phone calls brought very different emotions from two local athletes on Monday, writes Chris McNulty…
Letterkenny AC’s Mark English has made the qualification standard for the World Junior Championships.
Finn Valley AC pair Tori Pena (pole vault) and Dempsey McGuigan (hammer) had brilliant weekends in their disciplines.
FINN Valley’s Dempsey McGuigan set a new Irish hammer record at the weekend in an open meet in the Lea Valley area of London.
LETTERKENNY’S Catriona Jennings has become the latest Donegal athlete to reach an Olympic qualifying time – and has given Athletics Ireland selectors a real headache.
James Kelly of St Johnston and Aaron McGlynn from Glenfin shone for Finn Valley in Nenagh this weekend.
Brendan Boyce all but cemented his place at this summer’s Olympic Games after setting a new personal best of 3:57:51 at the 50k Walk in Dudince, Slovakia on Saturday.
Finn Valley pole vaulter Tori Pena has qualified for the Olympic Games.
There was plenty for local athletes to shout about over a busy weekend in the sport.
LETTERKENNY Athletic Club’s Mark English will be competing in the Millrose Games in New York this weekend.