Cork County Track & Field Championships (Day 2) 15-May-2016
Post date: May 23, 2016 4:8:23 PM
Day 2 of the County T & F championship took place in CIT on Sunday 15th May. Youghal AC had many athletes competing and we had some great displays of talent on such a warm sunny day.
In the U 11 girls long jump , Eireann Barrett came 3rd with a super jump of 3.57m. Ben Walsh won gold in the U11 boys shot putt , throwing 7.03m. Alex Cashman was 3rd in the U12 turbo javelin with a 16m throw while Sophie Connon was 3rd in the U12 high jump after clearing 1.25m. Liam O Connor was 3rd in the U12 boys high jump, clearing 1.2m.
Sean O Connor and Nathan O Halloran had great performances in the U13 high jump , clearing 1.4 m and 1.3m respectively to win silver and bronze county medals. Nathan also came 3rd in the shot with a throw of 9.05m.
Ciaran McNamee had a super run in the U14 boys 800m to win silver. Lesley Cashman won gold in the U15 girls 2k walk. Tirna Cahill had a wonderful victory the U16 hammer and got a PB of 37.94m .
In the U16 boys 800m Jake McCarthy had a great battle to finish 2nd. Aine O Regan was 3rd in the U17 800m while Liam McCarthy was 3rd in the U17 boys 200m. Killian Nolan had a great run in the U17 boys 3000m to win silver in a super time of 9.47.
Well done to all who competed.