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Hogan and O'Shea Selected for Irish Team at European 24 Hour Championships 2018

Aidan Hogan (Rising Sun AC) and Alex O'Shea (St Finbarrs AC) Selected for Irish Team at European 24 Hour Championships

Timisoara, Romania

May 26th - 27th 2018

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Aidan Hogan, Rising Sun AC, and Alex O'Shea, St Finbarr's AC, have been selected to represent Ireland at the European 24 hour Championships in May.

Aidan previously represented Ireland at the European 24 Hour Championshios, in Albi, France, in October 201, having made his debut at the distance at the 2016 Irish Championships, also in Belfast, where he took the Silver Medal, behind Eoin Keith, having run 238.132km.

Alex first represented Ireland at the IAU World 100k Championships, in Los Alcazares, Murcia, Spain, in November 2016

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The World 24 Hour Championships will be held in Timisoara, Romania, on May26th & 27th. There will be around 40 nations participating, and over 400 athletes will compete. Ireland will be represented by strong teams in both the men’s and women’s races.

Irish Teams

Mens Team
Eoin Keith (Captain)  
Eddie Gallen  
Aidan Hogan Rising Sun AC
Alex O'Shea St Finbarr's AC


Womens Team
Amy Masner
Louise Smart
Susan McCartney


Management Team 
John O'Regan Team Manager
Liam Tilly Coach
Gary McConville Physical Therapist
Louis Byrne Physical Therapist


Both Irish teams are confident of improving on their 2017 World Championships (Belfast) rankings, where the Women’s Team finished in 8th position, while the Men’s Team were 9th. Eoin Keith, current National Champion and 24 hour record holder, will captin the squad.


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