Great Juvenile Indoor Success

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

Medallists

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

Finalists

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.

Medalists

Vivienne Lee Silver u13 60m and Gold u13 600m

Maggie Foley Silver u13 600m

Finalists

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.

Finalists 4x200m

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.

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