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Darragh McElhinney Selected for Under-20 World XC Championships 2019

Darragh McElhinney One of Six Irish Selected for World Cross-Country Championships

Aarhus, Denmark

 Saturday March 30th 2019



darragh mcelhinney junior indoor 5000m record february 2019

Darragh McElhinney, Bantry AC, celebrating his recent Irish Junior Indoor 5,000m record


Darragh McElhinney, Bantry AC, is the only Cork athlete among a strong sextet of Irish athletes selected for the World Cross-Country Championships, which will be held in Aarhus, Denmark, at the end of this month, on Saturday March 30th.


Unfortunately, even with six high-calibre representatives, and a western European location, Ireland is only sending two athletes in each of the Senior Men, Senior Women and Under-20 Men's events


Irish Squad for World Cross-Country Championships 2019

Senior Men Sean Tobin Clonmel AC Feidhlim Kelly
Senior Men Kevin Dooney Raheny Shamrock AC Jerry Kiernan
Senior Women Fionnuala McCormack Kilcoole AC Alan McCormack
Senior Women Sara Treacy Dunboyne AC Bud Baldaro
U20 Men Darragh McElhinney Bantry AC Dave McCarthy
U20 Men Jamie Battle Mullingar Harriers AC Joe Ryan

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