Team Ireland EYOF Team Return Home
August 4, 2015
Team Ireland returned home from the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia to a great reception in Dublin Airport yesterday.
Athletics (5) and Swimming (5) won 10 medals and there were excellent performances from all of our athletes in Athletics, Cycling, Gymnastics, Judo and Swimming.
It was the most successful team ever at this level and Team Ireland finished 16th of 50 countries on the medal table:
Pictured: Ellen Walsh, age 13, Temple Swimming Club, silver medallist in the 100-meter butterfly, Antoinette Neamt, age 14, Tallaght, Co. Dublin, silver and bronze medallist in the 400 and 800-meter freestyle and Conor Ferguson, age 15, Larne, silver medallist in the 100 and 200-meter backstroke
Ireland gold medallists Kevin McGrath, age 16, Bohermeen A.C., Navan, 1500-meters, and Ciara Neville, age 15, Emerald A.C., Limerick, 100-meters, lead team-mates into the terminal at the Irish team’s return from the European Youth Olympics. Dublin Airport, Dublin.
Team Ireland Tbilisi 2015 EYOF:
Gina Nkechi Akpe-Moses
Ryan Carthy Walsh
Team Ireland were medically supported by Dr. George Fuller and physiotherapists Sinead Murphy and Chris McNicholl and Martin Burke, the Olympic Council of Ireland Sports Director, as Chef de Mission.