EYOF Tampere 2009


Successful Gymnastics Camp held in Salto

A successful training camp for the female gymnasts on the 2009 EYOF team was held in Salto Gynastics Club, Lisburn, last weekend.

Excellent EYOF training Camp in Limerick

Team spirit was high amongst the track and field and cycling athletes who attended the pre-EYOF training Camp in Limerick last weekend.

Training Camp in Limerick Going Well

Team spirit is high amongst the track and field and cycling athletes who are attending the pre-EYOF training Camp in Limerick.

European Youth Olympic Team announced

Martin Burke, Chef de Mission of the European Youth Olympic team for the 2009 Games in Tampere, Finland next month has announced his team – and it features the Olympic management debut of Sonia O’Sullivan as Deputy Chef de Mission.

The Olympic Flame has been lit!

The Olympic flame for Tampere EYOF was lit in a traditional ancient ceremony in Athens on Thursday 4th of June. The torch will arrive Tampere early this Saturday.

European Youth Olympic Team Announced

Sonia O’Sullivan makes her Olympic management debut.

Athletes compete for 14 European Youth Olympic places

The best of Irish schools’ athletics talent will compete at the All Ireland Schools Track & Field Final on Saturday, 30th May 2009 at Tullamore Harriers Stadium. This yearly event is the culmination of months of tough competition for schools’ athletes throughout Ireland, who have progressed through regional and provincial championships to secure their much sought after place in the All-Ireland final. Following the finals John McGrath , Team Manager, and selectors will nominate fourteen athletes to the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) for consideration to compete at the European Youth Olympic Olympics in Tampere, Finland between 18th - 25th July 2009. Martin Burke, OCI Sports Director and Irish Youth Olympic Team Chef de Mission will be in attendance.

EYOF 2009, Tampere, Finland

Four EYOF Sports Managers (Deirdre Farren, Gymnastics; Fiona Burke, Swimming; John McGrath, Athletics and Ken Dunlop Swimming) have met up with Chef de Mission, Martin Burke in Tampere today.

Managers on Tampere inspection visit

Four EYOF Sports Managers (Deirdre Farren, Gymnastics; Fiona Burke, Swimming; John McGrath, Athletics and Ken Dunlop Swimming) have met up with Chef de Mission, Martin Burke in Tampere today.

EYOF Chef de Mission Seminar Starts Today in Tampere

The Chefs de Mission seminar for the 2009 EYOF kicks off today at 2:30 here in Tampere.
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