EYOF Trabazon 2011

EYOF Closing Ceremony

The Closing Ceremony of 11th European Youth Olympic Festival, will be held on this evening 29th of July. The EYOF 2011 Trabzon Coordination Group wil put on an fitting show for the young athletes , performance staff , family and friends. The Ceremony starts at 8.15 pm at Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium.   Irish Team Chef de Mission […]

Girls 4x 100m relay

Ireland qualified second fastest for this afternoons girls 4 x 100m relay  in a time of 47.36 They were placed 6th in the final but we have just heard that there was an technical infringment in one of the changeovers and they have been DQ’d. Whilst the girls will be dissapointed they showed tremenduos ability to […]

Griffin wins bronze

Karl Griffin (pictured central) won bronze in the boys 800m………..details to follow       800m boys result: RANK LANE BIB NAME & SURNAME NOC BORN R.T.  RESULTS      1   6 30 Brecht BERTELS   BEL 09 OCT 1994    1:50.90    SB 2 7 483 Nemanja KOJIC   SRB 09 JUN 1994 […]

EYOF 200m results

Marcus Lawlor finishes 5th in the boys 200m final setting a new PB in the process 21.61 Ciara Doran finished 7th in the girls 200m final in a time of 24.87       200m boys result: RANK LANE BIB NAME & SURNAME NOC BORN R.T.  RESULTS      1   3 218 Thomas HOLLIGAN […]

Ireland target more medals

Ireland will compete in three finals tomorrow at the conclusion of the EYOF. Karl Griffen 800m , Marcus Lawlor 200m (pictured) , Ciara Doran 200m and the girls 4 x 100m relay teams are in action and theres a great opportunity to improve on Ireland total of 6 medals ( five on the track and one swim medal) […]

Bronze for O'Sullivan

Ireland’s Brian O’Sullivan won bronze this evening in the 50m boys freestyle event in a time of 23.66. Fantastic result for the swim element of the team in a very competitive meet.     50m freestyle final result: RANK LANE NAME & SURNAME   NOC BORN  FINAL T.    1 4 Evgeny SEDOV   RUS […]

Girls make relay final

Ireland qualified second fastest for the girls 4 x 100m relay this afternoon in a time of 47.36 They have been drawn in lane 4 for tomorrows final. The team consists of Sarah Lavin, Grainne Moynahan , Megan Kiely, and Ciara Doran (pictured on the final leg above).     LANE BIB NAME & SURNAME […]

Bronze for Lavin

Sarah Lavin added to a great afternoon on the track when she won a bronze medal in the 110m hurdles in a personal best time of 13.62. North Down’s Mathew Martin just missed out on a place in the boys Javelin final. Martin threw a PB of 62.72. The boys relay team were 11th fastest in […]

Doran in 200m final

Giles Ciara Doran, second from right, has just qualified in the semi final 2 for a place in the girls 200m final. Doran crossed the line in 3rd place in a time of 24.46 and was the 6th fastest qualifier from both semis.  

Twins Gold and Bronze

On a great day of Irish medal success at the European Youth Olympics in Trabzon, Turkey, all eyes were on the 16 year old Kiely twins, Ben and Megan from Waterford’s Ferrybank AC. First up, Ben Kiely, the Irish youths record holder, raced to win gold for Ireland by taking the boys 400 metres hurdles […]
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