Youth Games

HOMECOMING: Team Ireland will return from Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games on Sunday

What: Team Ireland will be returning from the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games to a homecoming in Dublin Airport on Sunday. Bronze medallists, Sean McCarthy Crean (Karate) and Dearbhla Rooney (Boxing) will be in attendance.   Where: Dublin Airport – Terminal 1   When: Sunday 21 October 2018   Arrival Time: 09:50am   Flight Detail: BA […]

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 […]

Three Medals for Team Ireland at Day Two of EYOF

Tuesday, 25th July: A memorable day for Team Ireland with three medals won on Day Two of the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Gyor, Hungary. Ireland’s first medal of the day was secured by Wicklow’s Lara Gillespie as she came home second in the Girl’s Cycling Time Trial.  The Enniskerry rider took silver for […]

Two Bronze Medals for Athletics in Győr

Athletics has secured two Bronze Medals at the track today at the EYOF Games in Győr, Hungary. Hammer Thrower, Jade Williams showed great composure to have all her six throws recorded to finish 3rd with a throw of 58.62m. Patience Jumbo-Gula sprinted to victory, landing herself a place on the podium with a tight finish in the […]

Silver Medal for Wicklow Cyclist Lara Gillespie

The first medal of the 2017 EYOF Games in Győr was won by Team Ireland’s Lara Gillespie who secured a place on the podium in the Girl’s Cycling Time Trial. Lara took silver in a time of 15 minutes 20 seconds just 3 seconds behind the Swiss winner with an athlete from Great Britain finishing […]
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