Louise Shanahan has been Selected For The Ireland DNA Team. DNA stands for Dynamic New Athletics which is an innovative, team-based competition concept for athletics created by European Athletics to complement the classic athletics format which will be held at the Emirates Stadium in Glasgow on February 5th, 2022.
Team Ireland will be taking on teams from Scotland, England, Wales, Spain and Turkey across 11 track and fields to gather points to decide their position going into the decider event “The Hunt”.
For details and tickets to this event please see here: DNA 2022
Louise an 800m Olympian, debuts the 2022 season for Team Ireland at DNA. After a busy year in 2021 placing within the top 5 across indoor competitions such as the Bryggen Sports Invitational in Manchester’s to the World Athletics Indoor Tour in Spain before her strong performance at the Outdoor 800m Tokyo Olympic Games in July placing 7th within heat 3.
|Women 60m||Molly Scott||Slot AC||Deirdre Scott|
|Men 60m||Israel Olatunde||UCD AC||Daniel Kilgallon|
|Women 60m Hurdles||Kate Doherty||DSD AC||Daniel Kilgallon|
|Men 60m Hurdles||Gerard O’Donnell||Carrick On Shannon AC||Jeremy Lyons & Aideen Sinnott|
|Women 1800m||Louise Shanahan||Leevale AC||Phil O’Dell|
|Women Long Jump||Ruby Millet||St Abbans AC||Michael Kelly & Eoin Kelly|
|Men High Jump||Ciaran Connolly||Le Cheile AC||Lisa Dixon|
|Men Shot Put||James Kelly||Finn Valley AC||John Kelly Snr|
|Mixed 4x400m||Catherine McManus||Dublin City Harriers AC||Brian McManus|
|Mixed 4x400m||Rachel McCann||North Down AC||Michael Roberts|
|Mixed 4x400m||Cillin Greene||Galway City Harriers||Jeremy Lyons & Gerard O’Donnell|
|Mixed 4x400m||Robert McDonnell||Galway City Harriers||Brendan Glynn|
|Hunt Relay (800m)||Alanna Lally||UCD AC||James Nolan|
|Hunt Relay (600m)||Jack Raftery||Donore Harriers||Jeremy Lyons, Gerard O’Donnell & Aideen Sinnott|
|Hunt Relay (400m)||Roisin Harrison||Emerald AC||Eoghan McNamara|
|Hunt Relay (200m)||Eanna Madden||Carrick on Shannon AC||Jeremy Lyons & Gerard O’Donnell|
|Mixed 2x2x200m||Sarah McCarthy||Mid Sutton AC||Sandra Daly|
|Mixed 2x2x200m||Mark Smyth||Raheny Shamrocks AC||Kay Bannon|