Kenny sets new National record at Track and Field championships
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Kenny sets new National record at Track and Field championships

athIn Athletics and St Laurence O Toole’s Corinne Kenny set a new national record at the Juvenile AAI Track and Field Championships on Sunday

She broke the old record by almost three seconds in the Girls u13 600m

Her time 1.35.15  broke the record set in 2009 by Jenna Bromell Limerick in a time of 1.38.20.

Bobby Crowley and Niall Harvey lined up in a very hot 800m in the boys u16. Bobby finished 3rd and Niall a close 4th

Bobby won silver in the  1500m and now awaits to be in contention for a place on the Celtic Irish team to be announced shortly.

Leah Hutton fired her javelin all the way to the silver medal in the under 17 girls javelin event.

Pole Vaulters arrived in force with their coaches, Michael and Donnacha Hyland they continue to shine with boys U15 s Matthew Callinan Keenan  taking 2nd with a pb of  2.40 and his teammate Dach Murray in third place with a jump of  2.20.

Donal English Hayden  Ballon/Rathoe got the gold with a clearance of 2.60in the boys U16 while Adam Duggan in the boys U17 claimed the silver with a clearance of 3.00.

 

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