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Results from National Juvenile Track and Field Championships Days 2 and 3 2022

Results from National Juvenile Track and Field Championships Days 2 and 3 2022

Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Saturday July 9th & Sunday July 10th 2022

Results courtesy of Athletics Ireland


Official results on Athletics Ireland Website

Results Days 2 & 3

Results Day 1

Report Day 1


   Day 2 Report           Day 3 Report  

Athletics Ireland Report Day 2



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Both the weather and the athlete shone brightly at Day 2 of the Irish Life Heath National Track & Field Championships in Tullamore this weekend. As athletes delivered more gripping athletics action and championship records continued to fall

Kate O’Connell (Lucan Harriers) fought off strong competition in Lucy McGlynn (Tir Chonaill AC) and Maeve O’Neill (Doheny AC) across the U19 girls 400m to claim the championship title and smash the championship record to 54.83, which was previously held by Olympian Joanne Cuddihy since 2002

Nkemjika Onwumereh (Metro St Brigid’s AC) put in a stellar performance across the U19 boys 100m, finishing with 11.06 on the clock. David Oghuvbu (Naas AC) and Glory Wenegieme (Riverstick/ Kinsale AC) were close on his heels to take the silver and bronze medals

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Under 19 Boys 100m

The U17 girls 400m sprint hosted a spectacular performance from Hollie Kilroe (Suck Valley AC) and Amy Jo Kieran’s (Oriel AC). Kilroe edged her way forward to claim the championship title in a time 56.61 with Kieran’s taking the silver

James Bolton (Donore Harriers) produced a spectacular 3,000m championship race in the U19 competition. Bolton finished fourth in the 2021 edition of the Championships, but this year he has not only won the title, but set a new championship record of 8:40.84, previously held by Jamie McCarthy since 2003

It was a thrilling week for the Westmeath woman Aisling Lane (Mullingar Harriers) securing a season’s best performance and championship title in the girls U18 3,000m walk (14:41.61) just days after representing Ireland at the European U18 Championships

Also, home from international competition was Andrew Glennon (Mullingar Harriers), who won the U18 5,000m Walk in 23:45.92. Glennon competed at the European U18 Championship, coming 14th in the 10,000m

Matthew Newell (Tuam AC) smashed the U15 boys 2,000m race walk championship record, with a time of 8:36.90. The previous record of 9:30.56 was set in 2009 by Evan Lynch

Leevale AC’s Una Brice continued her streak of record-breaking performances as she cleared 3.55m in the women’s U19 Pole Vault to set a new championship record smashing the previous 3.40m set in 2010

Ava Rochford (Nenagh Olympic AC) added an U18 Pole Vault Championship title (3.70m) to her week of success, after coming fourth in the women’s high jump at the European U18 Championships

Gallen sisters Adrienne and Caoimhe swept up both the U16 and U19 Hammer throw championship titles. The Lifford Strabane duo both reached over 50m in their respective competitions

The U18 shot put championship title was won by Athenry AC's Liam Shaw after his powerful 16.51m throw

As we head into the final day of this year’s Irish Life Health National Juvenile Track & Field Championships, the competition is set to go out with a bang, as our talented athletes battle it out for the championship medal


Athletics Ireland Report Day 3



Oisin Joyce (Lake District AC) produced an incredible U18 boys javelin performance reaching 68.41m to beat Conor Cusack’s (Lifford Strabane AC) championship record of 59.93m from 2019. Joyce was just shy of his personal best and the U18 national record 69.66m, which he set this week at the European U18 Championships in Jerusalem

Anna Gavigan (LSA) secured her U19 discus title with a throw of 45.95m, a new championship record over taking Niamh Fogarty’s 45.17m in 2017

In the U15 boys hammer William Thomas (Shercock AC) exceeded Robert Higgins 2016 championship record by over 10 metres to 70.21m as he claimed the championship title

Nenagh Olympic AC’s James Rochford set a the U15 championship pole vault record to 3.60m as he secured a gold medal at the championships

Athletics action continues in Tullamore Athletics Stadium next weekend with the Irish Life Health Juvenile B Championships and Relays (16th July 2022) taking place from 10am


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