Leevale athletes dominant at AAI 2x Championships

The AAI 2x Competition for U9 – U11 athletes was held today in Templemore. Leevale had three U9 teams qualified in the both the girls and boys events. The girls U9 had two teams in the 60m sprint, Chloe McCarthy teamed with Saoirse O’Flynn and Sharon Semchiy teamed with Derval Ní Dheásmhunaigh. The four girls ran the fastest times of the day to finish first and second in the sprint. Chloe & Saoirse won gold, with Sharon & Derval taking silver. They subsequently teamed up together for the 4x100m relay, which they proceed to win in a vey impressive fashion.

The team of Chloe & Saoirse took part in the long jump, which they also won in convincing style.

Not to be outdone by the girls Adam Ide & Tareke Wright competed in the U9 Boys Long Jump. Both boys jumped extremely well to ensure the third U9 team gold of the day.