Irish Teams Confirmed at World Relays

World Athletics has confirmed the invitation of both Ireland’s Women’s 4x100m team and the Mixed 4x400m to compete at the upcoming World Athletics Relays Silesia21 to be held in Poland on May 1st – May 2nd.  The selected athletes are listed below.

A top 8 finish at the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 for either of these squads guarantees Olympic qualification.  A top 10 finish in the Women’s 4x100m or top 12 finish in the Mixed 4x400m at this event would ensure qualification for the World Athletics Championships Oregon 2022. 

Travel to this event during the ongoing pandemic remains subject to government approval and the prevailing Covid-19 situation in Poland prior to departure. 

Women’s 4x100m
Athlete NameClubCoach
Molly ScottSLOT AC Deirdre Scott
Joan Healy Leevale AC Alan Mahoney 
Sarah Lavin Emerald AC Noelle Morrissey 
Sarah Quinn St Colman’s South Mayo ACBrendan Glynn 
Kate Doherty DSD AC Daniel Kilgallon 
Niamh Whelan Ferrybank AC Gary Ryan 
Non-Travelling Reserves
Gina Akpe Moses Blackrock AC (Louth) Marvin Rowe 
Aoife Lynch Donore Harriers AC Daniel Kilgallon
Mixed 4x400m
Athlete NameClubCoach
Phil HealyBandon AC Shane McCormack 
Sophie BeckerSt Josephs AC Jeremy Lyons 
Sharlene Mawdsley Newport AC Gary Ryan 
Chris O’Donnell North Sligo AC Michael Baker 
Thomas Barr Ferrybank AC Hayley & Drew Harrison 
Andrew Mellon Crusaders AC Brendan McConville 
Non-Travelling Reserves
Catherine McManusDCH AC Brian McManus 
Thomas Pitkin Clonliffe Harriers AC Robby Burns 

Support Staff

Teresa McDaid – Team Manager & Covid Officer

Daniel Kilgallon – National Sprints Coordinator & Lead 4x100m Coach

Karen Kirk – 4x100m Coach

Drew Harrison – Mixed 4x400m Coach

Ciara McCallion – Physio

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