National Senior Track and Field Championships - 06th July 2012

Post date: Jul 13, 2012 3:40:16 PM

The National Senior Track and Field Championships were held in Santry on 6th and 7th July. Youghal AC had two competitors Nikita Savage and Patricia Curtin competing on Saturday in good conditions.

Nikita competed in the Pole Vault in a very strong field with all the top competitors present including Tori Pena who will be representing Ireland at the Olympics in this event. Nikita did well clearing 2.55m and 2.75m on her first attempts and 2.95m on her second attempt which put her in 4th place overall.

Patricia Curtin who was competing in her first Senior Championships had a very good javelin competition achieving a PB of 37.82m on her 5th attempt which earned her the 3rd position and her first Senior Championship medal. Both girls will now be focusing on round two of the National League in their respective events with the other Club members which will be held in Tullamore on 22nd July. More photos available at