Dublin Juvenile Indoor Championships 2022
February was a busy month for our Juvenile section with over 100 athletes ranging from u9 to u19 competing in the Dublin Indoors.
The first weekend in February saw the u15 -u19 athletes compete. We came home with medals from both track and field, paving the way for a strong track and field senior team in the future
Siomha Magee bronze u17 400m
Caroline Kavanagh Silver u19 400m
Isabel Twomey Bronze u16 200m
Ella Keyes Bronze u16 High Jump
George Sevastopulo bronze u15 800m
Anthony Power bronze u18 800m
Cian Rossi u17 60m
Anthony Power u18 1500m
Emmet O’Cleirigh u19 800m
Arlene Szeb Szabo u15 800m
Tommy Coakley u19 200m
Jason Dempsey u16 200m
Grace Meikle and Olivia Hogan u17 400m
Dara McDonald and Siomha Magee u17 200m
Emer McHugh u18 60m
Dara McDonald u17 60m
Isabel Twomey u16 60m & 400m
Caroline Kavanagh u19 800m & 400m
Leah Keyes u16 High Jump
Sarah Flanagan u16 Long Jump
The second and third weekend of February saw the turn of the younger but fierce Raheny Athletes from u9 to u14.
Over 80 athletes donned their club colours and left everything out on the track, doing their coaches proud in the process. The national indoor arena can be a daunting place for even the older athletes but these mighty rockets took it all in their stride.
Vivienne Lee Silver u13 60m and Gold u13 600m
Maggie Foley Silver u13 600m
Sam McGloin u10 60m
Arianna Butler u13 60m
Special mention to the following athletes who participated in Hurdles and field events. Never afraid to take on something new. More to come in these events for sure. Any future throwers just shout!
Hannah Keogh u12 Grace Stoker u13 Olivia Meikle Long Jump.
Mary Punch u12 Rebecca O’Rourke, Olivia Meikle and Willow Agnew Rachel Brennan u13 60mH.
Maya McGuckin U13 High Jump.
The last day is the best day for spectators. Relay day!
19 teams from u10- u19 showed us that Athletics is definitely a team sport as well as individual.
u11 William Stoker, Luke Hodson, Cillian Ryan and Niall McAtamney
u14 Rebecca O’Rourke, Olivia Meikle, Maggie Foley, Vivienne Lee
u18 Olivia Meikle, Siomha Magee, Emer McHugh Ali McIllhenny
u19 Caroline Kavanagh, Emer Sheriden, Ali McIlhenny Siomha Magee
Huge thanks to all the coaches for volunteering their time to coach and support over all the weekends and to the parents for bringing them out and supplying endless snacks and cheers. It really is a team effort.
Roll on the outdoors.