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Women in Leadership Forum Lithuania


The OCI was represented at the Women in Leadership Forum in Lithuania by Georgina Drumm, board member and President of Athletics Ireland.   The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach opened the ‘Advancing Women in Leadership Roles Forum for Europe.’  He told delegates the IOC was “committed to gender equality, not only for participation […]

Day Five at EYOF – Afternoon Roundup

Friday, 28th July: A new Irish Junior Record was set in the pool today at the European Youth Olympic Festival in the 400m Medley Relay.  The quartet of Sean Scannell, Eoin Corby, Ethan Murtagh and Sean McNicholl had a combined time of 3:56.74, improving on the previous record of 3:56.83, set at the European Games […]

European Youth Olympic Festival – Day Five

Day Five at EYOF will see an array of action in the Swimming heats first thing with Sean Scannell in 200m Backstroke, Mia Davidson and Julia Knox in the 200m Breastroke, Ethan Murtagh in the 200m Butterfly, Cara Osing and Naoimi Trait will swim in the 200m Freestyle with the Boys’ and Girls’ 400m Medley […]

Day Four at EYOF – Roundup

Team Ireland’s Rhasidat Adekele secured Ireland’s fourth medal of this year’s European Youth Olympics Festival today with further success throughout the day including two personal bests achieved and two top ten’s in cycling.  Swimming Ireland’s Julia Knox swam a personal best in the heats of the 100m Butterfly (1:05.78). Despite winning her heat, Knox was […]

Silver for Team Ireland in the 200m

Team Ireland’s Rhasidat Adekele secured Ireland’s fourth medal of this year’s European Youth Olympics Festival this afternoon. The Tallaght athlete finished second in the 200m final with a time of 23.81, taking Ireland’s second sprint medal of the Championships following Patience Jumbo-Gula’s bronze in the 100m Final.  Lara Gillespie secured silver in the Girls Cycling […]

Day Four at EYOF, Afternoon Roundup

Thursday, 27th July:  Ireland’s Julia Knox swam a personal best in the heats of the 100m Butterfly (1:05.78). Despite winning her heat, Knox was placed 37th overall, missing out on a spot in the Semi-Final. In the 100m Freestyle Sean McNicholl touched in 53.47 seconds to come 33rd while Naomi Trait (27.94) was placed 45th […]

European Youth Olympic Festival – Day Four

It’s an exciting day ahead at Day Four of the EYOF in Gyor, Hungary. Swimming kicked off at 8am (GMT +1). Ireland will have five individuals and a relay swim. Sean McNicholl swims the 100m Freestyle, Julia Knox the 100m Butterfly, Eoin Corby the 400m IM and Scarlett Armstrong and Naomi Trait compete in the […]

Day Three at EYOF, Evening Roundup

Another busy day in the pool, on the court and at the track for Team Ireland at Day Three of the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in a rainy Gyor, Hungary.   Athletics: Rhasidat Adeleke (Dublin) shone on the track in the First Round of the Women’s 200m, hitting her new personal best of 24.16, […]

Day Three at EYOF, Afternoon Roundup

Team Ireland achieved five personal best’s and two qualifications for Semi-Finals so far on Day Three of the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Gyor, Hungary.   This afternoon will see the Men’s Long Jump Final (Sean Carolan), Women’s 3000m Final (Mia McCalmont) and Men’s 1500m Final (Alex Boyd) as well as the Women’s Artistic […]

Team Ireland Swimming Results

A total of 2,100m was swam this morning by Ireland’s EYOF Swim Team. What an achievement, and all before 10:30am! Ireland’s young swimmers continued to surpass their best times at the European Youth Olympic Festival today. Cara Osing and Rebecca Lowe continued their fine form from yesterday both winning their 400m Freestyle heats in personal […]

Day Three at EYOF

  Today at the EYOF Games will see an array of action taking place throughout the day, kicking off with Swimming heats with nine Irish swimmers in action. Mia Davison is first up in the 100m Breaststroke, Maria Godden and Scarlett Armstrong swim the 200m Backstroke, Sean Scannell, Amelia Kane and Julia Knox swim the […]
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