EYOF Győr, Hungary 2017


Ireland’s Medal Winning Team Return Home from the European Youth Olympic Festival

Sunday, 30th July Team Ireland’s 40 athletes returned home today to Dublin Airport following a multi-medal haul at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) 2017 in Gyor, Hungary. There were six medals won by Ireland at the multi-sport event which saw athletes (aged 13-17)compete against the best youth athletes in Europe. The Athletics Team won […]

Team Ireland Returns Home This Afternoon! – EYOF

Team Ireland’s forty young athletes, who performed so who performed so impressively over the last week, will return to Dublin this afternoon with six medals in tow. What a tournament it has been for these young stars!  If you would like to welcome them, our athletes will land at Dublin Airport, Terminal 2 today, Sunday, […]

Day Six at EYOF – Roundup

July 29th: Sarah Healy secured Team Ireland’s first gold medal at the 2017 European Youth Olympics Festival in Győr, Hungary running a personal best of 4.19.85 in the 1500m Final on the last day of he championships. Healy, from Monkstown, was a clear winner with Kazimierska Klaudia of Poland second in 4:23.17 and Austria’s Anna Baumgartner third with 4:23.28. Louis […]

European Youth Olympic Festival – Final Day Preview

The final day of the European Youth Olympic Festival will see young Irish athletes compete in three athletics finals. Louis O’Loughlin runs in the 800m final which will take place at 15:25 GMT. He will be joined on the final day of action by Sarah Healy, lining up in the 1500m final at 14:55, having […]

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 […]
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