YOG Nanjing 2014


Walsh and King Finals – August 24th

Adam King and Michaela Walsh will compete in their respective Final’s of Men’s Hammer and Women’s Shot Put on Sunday 24th August in the Nanjing Athletics Stadium. You can follow events on Olympic TV  http://www.olympic.org/ Sun, 24 Aug Start Time/ Location Event Status 20:20 Nanjing OSC Stadium Men’s Hammer Throw  Final A KING Adam Scheduled 20:25 […]

Team Ireland Nanjing Boxing Team

Mayo’s Ciara Ginty, Cork’s Christina Desmond and Donegal’s Michael Gallagher will represent Ireland in the boxing event at the Games. Boxing begins on August 23rd. Draws and schedule are as follows: 23rd August: 14:45 EST Int. Expo Centre Hall D Women’s Light (57-60kg) Preliminaries GINTY Ciara Scheduled FLORIDIA Monica 21:15 EST Int. Expo Centre Hall D […]

Minister congratulates Duffy on winning Gold

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, extended his congratulations to show jumper, Michael Duffy, who was part of the European Show Jumping team that won Team Gold at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China this week. Minister Ring said: ‘I would like to congratulate Michael on the key part he […]

McNamara 10th in 200m Breaststroke

Congratulations to 16 year old swimmer Dearbhail McNamara (Castlebar SC) finished in 10th place overall this morning in the Nanjing 2014 women’s 200m breaststroke in a time of 2:34:39. The top eight qualified for the final. All qualifying times below: http://www.nanjing2014.org/en/en_sports/GamestimeResults.htm  

McGuickan to make debut

The Team Ireland schedule for 22nd August sees Dearbhail McNamara compete in the qualification heats for 200m Breaststroke, and on the track Roseanna McGuickian in the Women’s 200m. McGuickan (pictured 2nd from left) produced a major breakthrough as she clinched 200m bronze at the European Youth Olympics in Holland 2013. The Gracehill youngster improved her personal best […]

“A” Final for Michaela Walsh

Congratulations to Team Ireland’s Michaela Walsh who threw a personal best to reach the “A” final of the Women’s Shot Put in Nanjing this evening.         Qualification results as follows: http://result.nanjing2014.org/IRS/resYO2014/pdf/YO2014/AT/YO2014_AT_C73S_ATW051901.pdf “A” Final qualifiers are: Nanjing OSC Stadium  24 Aug 20:25 Order Bib Name PB SB 1 372 BUGAKOVA Alena 19.60 19.60 […]

“A” Final for Adam King

Fantastic display of hammer throwing by Team Ireland’s Adam King  as he throws a personal best of 71.91m for 8th place in qualification gaining a place in the A final – 24th August 2014. Nanjing OSC Stadium  24 Aug 20:20 A Final Order Bib Name PB SB 1 636 PRODANAS Alexios 76.22 76.22 2 707 […]

Team Ireland Track and Field

Best wishes to our talented Team Ireland Irish track and field athletes  in Nanjing in China for the Youth Olympic Games. Pictured are Michaela Walsh, Roseanna McGuckian,  Eoin Sheridan, Adam King & Louise Shanahan

Hammer time for King in Nanjing

Adam King Men’s -Hammer Throw and Michaela Walsh -Women’s Shot Put up next for Team Ireland Start list men’s Hammer http://result.nanjing2014.org/IRS/resYO2014/pdf/YO2014/AT/YO2014_AT_C51F_ATM054901.pdf Start list women’s Shot Put http://result.nanjing2014.org/IRS/resYO2014/pdf/YO2014/AT/YO2014_AT_C32C1_ATW051000.pdf You can read a recent article from the Irish Examiner on Adam King – http://www.irishexaminer.com/sport/other-sports/after-years-of-hard-work-its-hammer-time-for-king-282519.html   20:15 Nanjing OSC Stadium Men’s Hammer Throw  Qualification KING Adam Scheduled 20:20 Nanjing […]

2014 Nanjing Swimming

Calum Bain finished second in heat 1 of the Men’s 100m Freestyle but unfortunately did not qualify for the semi finals. Calum’s time of 52.51 placed him 29th overall. http://result.nanjing2014.org/IRS/resYO2014/pdf/YO2014/SW/YO2014_SW_C73A1_SWM011901.pdf  
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