Youth Games

European Youth Olympic Festival Tbilisi, Georgia


The 13th Summer European Youth Olympic Fesitval will take place in Tbilisi, Georgia with the Opening Ceremony  on 26th July. Team Ireland will have 35 Athletes participating in the sports of Athletics, Cycling, Gymnastics, Judo, and Swimming. Overall there will be 9 sports on the EYOF programme with over 3800 athletes from 50 European countires […]

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 […]

A Successful Day one for Team Ireland at EYOF

Day One at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Győr, Hungary sees success for Team Ireland with five athletes reaching semi-finals in their respective sports. Athletics: Four Athletics Ireland athletes were in action on the track today. Patience Jumbo-Gula achieved two Personal Bests in Women’s 100m of 11.94 & 11.74, winning both her Heat and […]

Douglas Gymnast, Meg Ryan, Bears Ireland’s Flag at EYOF Opening Ceremony

Douglas Gymnast, Meg Ryan was honored as Ireland’s official flag bearer at the EYOF Opening Ceremony which took place at Győr’s, ETO Park on Sunday, 23 July.   Coached by Emma Hamill, Meg is currently Ireland’s Junior Women’s All Around Champion. Meg’s first major International event was the 2016 Junior European Artistic Championships in Bern Switzerland. […]

Erzurum 2017 Winter EYOF

The 2017 Winter EYOF will take place in Turkey in the City of Erzurum that hosted successfully the Winter Universiade 2011. The event will take place from 11 to 18 February 2017. There will be ten sports on the programme of the Winter EYOF 2017: Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Cross Country, Curling, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, […]
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