IUAA Intervarsity Outdoor Track and Field Championships

On Friday the 5th and Saturday the 6th of April four of our senior team athletes kicked of their outdoor seasons where they represented their respective universities at the IUAA Intervarsity Outdoor Track and Field Championships which were held in Athlone. Zoe Mohan competed in the weight for distance for Dublin City University (DCU) were she earned the gold medal and the DCU record with a throw of 8.10m. Shane Joyce also represented DCU. Shane competed in the javelin where he came fourth with a throw of 51.62m. Michael O’Sullivan threw the Discus and shot put for University College Dublin (UCD) where he came sixth in both events with throws of 30.59m and 10.02m respectively. Donal Kearns represented the University of Limerick (UL) in the Combined events where he came sixth with a score of 2347 points, the 110mh where he came sixth with a time of 16.74s and the long jump where he came eight with a jump of 6.10m. All of our athletes’ universities teams were in the top three of the total points tables with DCU coming first in the men’s and women’s competitions while UCD and UL men’s teams came second and third respectively. This was a good start to our senior athletes’ season’s and we look forward to seeing what they can do during the rest of the outdoor season.

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