Irish Record For Sam Healy

Sam Healy produced the performance of the day setting a new Irish Record in the Junior Men’s 60m Hurdles running 7.89 at the GloHealth Junior/U23 Track and Feld Championships at the AIT, International Arena Athlone. Healy had equalled the previous record of 8 seconds held by Trevor McGlynn since 1997 at the Munster Championships on 4th January. Healy also took the long jump title in a new indoor personal best of 7.24m. There were also wins for Louise Shanahan in the 800m and Luke Hickey in the U23 3K walk. Jessica Neville won the U23 women’s 400m from her sister Christine in a time of 59.72 seconds.  Lauren Whelan rounded off the medal haul with silver in the U23 women’s walk.

Full results