Leevale rounded off the Juvenile Indoor campaign in style with more fantastic performances on day 3 of the national AAI juvenile championships in Athlone. Day 3 brought a haul of 10 medals for Leevale athletes including 4 titles and 2 championship best performances.
Kyle Ettoh continued in record breaking form when winning the boys U13 long jump in a CBP of 5.11m, adding to his CBP in the high jump from last week.
Leevale were very well represented in the sprint hurdles.
- Harry Nevin was a class apart when smashing the championship best not once but twice in the boys U14 hurdles. Harry glided home in a time of 8.87s having earlier broken the CBP in the heats in 8.89s. Leevale had 3 finalists in this event, Conor Callinan finishing in 4th and Colin Murphy unfortunately falling when running well in 2nd place.
- Lucy-May Sleeman and Ella Scott had a fantastic double for Leevale in a high class girls U14 hurdles final, Lucy winning in a super 9.28s, with just 0.01s separating the two Leevale girls.
- Reece Ademola won the boys U15 hurdles in 9.11s with Hugh Collins finishing just outside the medals. This was Reece’s 4th national title of this year’s campaign, adding to the pentathlon, high jump and long jump titles won earlier, a rare achievement.
- Wymin Sivakumar had a great run to finish 3rd in a very competitive boys U16 hurdles in a fine time of 8.51s. Shane Aherne was just outside the medals. Jessica Lyne was another Leevale medallist finishing 3rd in the girls U13 hurdles.
Leevale were also very prominent in the 200m sprint finals.
- In the boys U17 event Ryan O’Leary and Conor Morey finished 2nd and 3rd in a blanket finish in fast times of 22.88s and 22.96s.
- In the boys U16 200 Robert Twomey claimed bronze in 23.84s.