EYOF Baku News

TEAM IRELAND HOMECOMING FROM EYOF IN BAKU

July 28, 2019
*Dublin Airport Terminal 1, Monday 29 July at 10am – Flight TK1975* The homecoming for the Team Ireland athletes who competed in the EYOF takes place in Terminal 1 of Dublin Airport on Monday morning, 29 July, at 10am. The team that arrives in on flight TK1975 includes double gold medallist Rhasidat Adeleke, who dominated […]

RHASIDAT ADELEKE SELECTED AS TEAM IRELAND FLAGBEARER FOR EYOF CLOSING CEREMONY

July 28, 2019
Rhasidat Adeleke has been announced as the Team Ireland Flagbearer for the Closing Ceremony at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku. Adeleke won two gold medals at the multi-sport games that take place every two years and are run by the European Olympic Committees. The other two medals coming home to Ireland […]

BAKU BRONZE BLITZ FOR MOLLY MAYNE

July 26, 2019
Team Ireland’s Molly Mayne doubled her medal tally today when she won a bronze medal in the Girl’s 100m Breaststroke at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku. This was added to the bronze she won in the Girl’s 200m Breaststroke earlier this week. This brings the Irish medal tally to four with […]

DOUBLE GOLD FOR ADELEKE IN BAKU

July 25, 2019
Rhasidat Adeleke has won a gold medal in the Girl’s 200m at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku today in a time of 23.92. This is the second gold medal that the Tallaght Athletics Club sprinter is bringing home from the EYOF having gone faster than the 24.36 she posted in the […]

BRILLIANT BRONZE IN BAKU FOR MOLLY MAYNE

July 24, 2019
Molly Mayne has won a bronze medal in the Girl’s 200m Breaststroke at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku today. The Templeogue Swimming Club swimmer qualified for the final with the third fastest time and held that position throughout the 200m. The EYOF is a European event for athletes aged 14-18 that […]

ADELEKE QUALIFIES FOR FINAL IN 200M, SWIMMING PB FOR MCKIBBIN

July 24, 2019
Following her sensational gold medal last night in the 100m, Rhasidat Adeleke was in action again this morning at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku. The Dubliner dominated her heat in the Girl’s 200m to win with a time of 24.36, booking her place in tomorrow’s final with the joint second fastest […]

GOLD FOR RHASIDAT ADELEKE IN THE GIRL’S 100M AT THE EYOF

July 24, 2019
Rhasidat Adeleke stormed home in first place in the Girl’s 100m at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku today. Winning her first gold medal, the Dubliner crossed the line comfortably in a time of 11.70 ahead of Johanna Klymanen (Finland) and Cheyenne Kuhn (Germany). Adeleke won a silver medal in the last […]

SEASON BESTS, QUALIFYING TIMES AND WINDY TIME TRIALS IN BAKU

July 23, 2019
On a windy morning in Baku, Team Ireland athletes were competing in athletics, cycling and swimming at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF). The EYOF is a European event for athletes aged 14-18 that runs every two years. Baku is hosting the 2019 edition which runs from the 21 – 27 July. In athletics […]

DAILY SCHEDULE 23 JULY

July 23, 2019
It is a busy day for Team Ireland on Tuesday 23 July at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku, with athletes competing in Athletics, Cycling and Swimming. The EYOF is a multi-sport event for athletes aged 13-18 and takes place every two years. It is run by the European Olympic Committees, and this […]

STRONG START TO TEAM IRELAND CAMPAIGN AT EYOF IN BAKU

July 22, 2019
Team Ireland had a packed day on the first day of Irish competition at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku. In the first final event on the programme for Ireland, Race Walker Oisin Lane finished just outside the podium with a fourth place in the 10km Race Walk. Today was the second […]

MULLINGAR CYCLIST AOIFE O'BRIEN NAMED AS FLAGBEARER EYOF

July 20, 2019
Cyclist Aoife O’Brien has been named as the flagbearer for Team Ireland in the Opening Ceremony of the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) which takes place in the Baku Crystal Hall on the 21 July. The EYOF is a multi-sport event aimed at athletes aged 14-18 years of age and runs from the 21 […]

EYOF Schedule - Day by Day for Team Ireland

July 20, 2019
Ireland has entered thirty two athletes in five sports at the EYOF in Baku. Daily Schedule: DAY ONE Sport Name Event Date Session Start Time Session End Time Round Opponent Venue Athletics Diarmuid O'Connor Decathlon 110 Hurdles 23-Jul 09:00:00 FINAL Tofig Bahramov Stadium (TBS) Swimming Molly Mayne 200m Breaststroke 23-Jul 09:00:00 11:30:00 Round 1 Baku […]

EYOF Team Ireland Tennis Squad

July 20, 2019
What to expect The tennis tournaments at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) take place in the Baku Tennis Academy – which was built in 2009. It has hosted Baku Cup WTA tournaments, Men’s and Women’s Pro Circuits and Baku 2017 ISG. There are 12 courts at the Baku Tennis Academy, a central court, six […]

EYOF Team Ireland Swimming Squad

July 20, 2019
What to expect Two Team Ireland swimmers will be competing at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku – Ellie Mc Kibbon from Ards Amateur Swim Club in Northern Ireland and Molly Marne who competes for Templeogue Swim Club will be in action throughout the week. In the swimming the athletes compete in the heats […]

EYOF Team Ireland Athletics Squad

July 17, 2019
ABOUT ATHLETICS IN BAKU The athletics venue in Baku is the Tofiq Bahramov Stagium (TBS) which was built in 1951 and has a capacity of 29,800. It was extensively renovated and reopened in 2012 and a stone’s throw from the heart of the city. At the EYOF there will be competitions in 40 different athletics […]

WHO'S WHO at the EYOF #TeamIreland

July 13, 2019
Thirty three athletes will be competing across athletics, cycling, gymnastics, swimming and tennis at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) next week. Here's a list of who they are, where they're from, and what they're competing in:   Athletics   Aimee Hayde  (Co. Tipperary) 800m Aoife O’Sullivan (Co. Cork) High Jump Ava O’Connor (Co. Offaly) […]

Thirty-Three Team Ireland Athletes to Compete in EYOF in Baku

July 12, 2019
Thirty-three athletes across five sports will compete as part of Team Ireland in the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku, Azerbaijan this month. The EYOF is a multi-sport event aimed at athletes aged 14-18 years of age and plays an important role in preparing athletes for future Games, run in a similar format […]

Adidas becomes official Team Ireland Kit Supplier for 2019

March 28, 2019
The Olympic Federation of Ireland today announced that Adidas will be the official 2019 kit supplier to Team Ireland through Irish distributor, McKeever Sport. Adidas will supply a range of training apparel, village and competition wear for the athletes of Team Ireland at the European Games in Minsk, June 2019, and the European Youth Olympic […]

EYOF BAKU 2019 MASCOTS UNVEILED TO MARK 150 DAYS TO GO!

March 5, 2019
150 days from today the best young athletes of Europe will gather in Baku, Azerbaijan for the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF)!   To mark this milestone @eyof2019 has unveiled its official #mascots   Jirtdan the little boy and Babir the Caucasian leopard!   They are #ReadyToShine and will inspire the young generations along […]
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