Irish Team Selected for the European Athletics Team Championships

A fantastic six athletes from Northern Ireland & Ulster have been selected as part of the Irish Team to compete at the European Athletics Team Championships First League on the 9th– 11th August in Sandnes, Norway.
The athletes selected are as follows:

Event Name Club Coach
100m/ 4x100m Relay Leon Reid Menapians AC James Hillier
5000m Ryan Forsyth Newcastle & District AC Mark Wetmore
4x400m Relay Andrew Mellon Crusaders AC Brendan McConville
800m Katie Kirk University of Ulster, Jordanstown Mark Kirk
Pole Vault Ellie McCartney City of Lisburn AC Jim Alexander
Javelin Kate O’Connor Dundalk St Gerards AC Michael O’Connor


We wish the best of luck to all of the team competing in Norway.

For the full team list, please see here

Source : Athletics NI