Leevale atheles, coaches and officals travelled to Athlone today for the 2014 AAI Junior & U23 Indoor Championships.
Sam Healy completed a double winning the Junior Men’s 60m hurdles in 8.50 and the Long Jump with a leap of 6.67.
In the women’s 800m Louise Shanahan finished second to Siofra Cleirigh Buttner. Louise’s time of 2:10.77 is inside the standard of 2:11.00 for the European Youth Olympic Trials in Baku, Azerbaijan in May which is the qualification event for the World Youth Olympic Games in China.
Jessica Sheehan won the U23 women’s long jump with a 5.15m.
Edmond O’Halloran lost out in a photo finish in the U23 men’s 60m Hurdles, taking second in 8.61
Shona Lowe has demonstrated a dramatic icrease in form to win won her first All-Ireland medal by taking bronze in the GU23 200m in a time of 26.07.
In the U23 Women’s 400m, Jessica Neville took silver in 58.28 & Christine Neville won bronze in 58.98.