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European Under-20 T&F Championships - Day 2 2019

European Under-20 T&F Championships 2019 - Day 2

Boras, Sweden

July 18th - 21st 2019

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Day 2 Schedule & Results



Morning Schedule

 european athletics under 20 championships day 2 morning schedule 2019


Afternoon Schedule

 european athletics under 20 championships day 2 afternoon schedule 2019




Summary of Irish performances will be updated periodically here, during the day

Kate O'Connor out to 5.73m to net 768 points

Mark Milner finished a fine fourth in his 800m heat in 1:53.05 "It's disappointing today but I gave it my all. I left it all on the track"

Sophie O'Sullivan who finished 8th in 800m semi-final 1, in 2:11.53, while Jo Keane bowed out after finishing 8th in semi-final 2, in 2:13.51. Sophie: "My head wanted to go a bit faster than my legs could. It's definitely a good experience anyway. I've learned to stick to what I do rather than get caught up in the whole race."

Giant Qualification for Deirdre Murray, and she now moves on to the 400m hurdles semi-final, coming home in 3rd place in her heat in 60.08 sec. "I was hoping to get to the semi-final so I'm happy now"


Hepathlon Javelin: 52.92m for Kate O'Connor - That SMASHES the Irish U20 and U23 records and adds three metres to her lifetime best. Kates moves up to 3rd place, with just the 800m remaining...coming up at 5:30pm. Just 15 points separate the top three: Kalin 5243, Vicente 5240, O'Connor 5228


Aaron Sexton coasts to victory, in his 200m heat, in 21.17 sec. Reality Osuoha also qualifies automatically in the men's 200m heats, in 21.80 sec

Davicia Patterson, Beechmounts Harrier cruises her 400m semi-final to win in 52.81 sec, the second fastest time in her career


Kate O’Connor created history for Irish athletics in Boras today, becoming the first ever athlete to win a heptathlon medal at a major Champsionships, when she finished second, with Irish Under 20/23 and Irish Senior Heptathlon records. With a total of 6093 points, Kate becomes the first ever Irishwoman to exceed the 6,000 point mark. She was just 22 points behind winner, Maria Vicente, Spain, who produced a storming finish in the final event, the 800m, to overtake Kate, both on the track and the leaderboard


Schedule for Irish In Action Today

09:02 Heptathlon Kate O'Connor Dundalk St Gerards
09:44 800m - Heat 2 Louis O'Loughlin Donore Harriers AC
09:53 800m - Heat 3 Mark Milner Tullamore AC
11:41 800m -Semi-Final 1 Sophie O'Sullivan Ballymore-Cobh AC
11:48 800m -Semi-Final 2 Jo Keane Ennis Track Club
15:36 200m - Heat 4 Aaron Sexton North Down AC
15:43 200m - Heat 5 Reality Osuoha Fingallians AC
16:00 400m - Semi-Final 1 Davicia Patterson Beechmount Harriers


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