EYOF Utrecht 2013

EYOF Utrecht 2013 Event Highlights Clip

Two Golds and a Bronze for Ireland at the EYOF 2013

Shanahan sets the gold standard in 800 metres 16 year old Louise Shanahan from Leevale AC ran the race of her life to win Ireland’s first gold medal at the European Youth Olympics in Utrecht, Holland today (July 19). Running in the 800 metres final, her brilliant sprint kick at 200 metres from the finish […]

GOLD Medal at EYOF2013!

Louise Shanahan has won gold in the 800m this afternoon at EYOF Utrecht and Roseanna McGuckian has won bronze in the 200m.   Well done Team Ireland you did us proud    

Another Gold for Ireland

4 x 100m girls won Gold this afternoon in Utrecht….   Laura Ann Costello, Roseanna McGuckian, Niamh McNicol and Phoebe Murphy well done to all the Team Ireland athletes who took part in these Games you did us proud.

EYOF2013 Results – Swimming

Niamh Kilgallen was 9th overall in the semi-final of the 100m Breaststroke just missing out on the Final. Kilgallen, from Claremorris Swimming Club, took 1.5 seconds off her morning heat swim to finish in 1:13.69. Emma Reid also posted a faster time in the semi-final of the 100m Butterfly, clocking 1:04.78 whilst Benjamin Doyle placed […]

EYOF2013 Athletics Update

4 x 100m girls, Laura Ann Costello, Roseanna McGuckian, Niamh McNicol and Phoebe Murphy won the 1st heat and are trhough to the finals tomorrow.  

EYOF2013 Athletics 1500m Final

Doyle, Kilgallen and Reid through to Semi-Finals at European Youth Olympics

Three Irish swimmers will compete in semi-finals this afternoon following a successful morning of swimming at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Utrecht, Holland.   Aer Lingus swimmer Benjamin Doyle was the first Irish swimmer in action this morning in the heats of the 100m Backstroke. Doyle’s time of 59.84, a new personal best, placed […]

Team Ireland Updates from EYOF Utrecht

  William Crowe from North Sligo AC brought home another silver medal for Team Ireland’s athletics squad at the European Youth Olympics in Utrecht, Holland on 17th July. Racing in the 1,500 metres against the best young athletes in his age group in Europe, the 16 year old Irish schools international battled it out with […]

President Rogge recieves gift from Pat Hickey

Pat Hickey President of European Olympic Committees presented to President Jacques Rogge a painting by Olaga Volha Plashko at the EYOF 2013 with Athlete Adam King Track & Field representing Ireland.   Each country had an athlete present for the presentation.   Speaking at the ceremony in Utrecht Pat Hickey says “The reason you are here […]
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