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Diarmuid O'Connor Achieves European Youth Olympic Qualification Standard

Bandon AC's Diarmuid O'Connor Achieves European Youth Olympic Qualification Standard

PK+FC Meerkamp, Antwerp, Netherlands

Saturday May 11th 2019


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Diarmuid O'Connor, Bandon AC - Photo: Southern Star


EYOF Qualification Standard

Diarmuid O'Connor, Bandon AC, scored 6,514 points in the Decathlon, at last weekend's PK+FC Meerkamp meet, in Antwerp, Netherlands, exceeding the Athletics Ireland Qualification Standard (6,400) for the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), in Baku, Azerbaijan, from July 21st to 27th 2019. The qualification cut-off date is June 23rd and, to date, Diarmuid, who is coached by Frank Stam, is the only Irish athlete to achive the standard.  Only one decathlete will be sent to Baku by Athletics Ireland.

EYOF 2019 Timetable

Diarmuid's Performance at PK+FC Meerkamp

100m 11.37 780
Long Jump 6.55m 709
Shot Put (5kg) 13.25m 682
Pole Vault 3.2m 406
400m 50.61 787
110mH 14.64 894
Discus 38.94m 643
High Jump 1.73m 569
Javelin (700g) 31.01m 313
1500m 04:32.1 731
Total   6514



Decathlon Performance Table

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PK+FC Meerkamp Decathlon Scores 2019









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