Day 2 of the Meath Championships were held last Sunday in Claremont Stadium, Navan. The Weather cold and blustery but the event was well attended none the less. We had a good contingent of juveniles competing from the club and a number of masters who were competing in the championships for the first time.
Some of the highlights in our juvenile girls section were, Amber Roche who finished 2nd in the girls U16 1500m, Ivie Okome who had a comfortable win in the girls 60m U13, Karen Hayes ran a good race to finish a close 2nd in the girls U13 600m, Rachel McPartlin Emma Coroner and Lara Power showed off their high jumping skills, Rachel won the u12 High Jump, Emma finished 3rd and Lara finished 2nd in the girls U13 event. The high jump coaching that has been organised by Siobheal at Cushinstown is really paying off. Emma Coroner who is a great multi eventer also took gold in the Turbo Javlin. Aimee Doherty did the double in the Girls U10, winning the Turbo Javlin and was an impressive winner of the 500m in a time of 1:39. Niamh Murray also got in on the act winning the silver in the girl’s u9 long jump.
In the boys section, Abraham Zaidan was a very impressive winner of the Junior men 100m in a hand time of 11.1s, Abraham seems to be getting faster each race he runs. Tom Gannon had a good run in the junior men’s 400m finishing second. Ross Hunter finished 3rd in the boys U18 100m and Peter Kilgannon who is getting back to form in his sprint event finished 2nd in the boys U16 100m. Philip Marron won the boys U16 1500m, an event that he is currently excelling at, and has taken over 30s off his pb from his time last year. Tom Kilgannon had a tough battle in the boys U11 600m but his determination seen him through to hold on to first place. Fionn Drummond finished third in the boys u10 long jump.
In the Senior and Masters events, Hugh Kelly finished 2nd in the Long Jump and 3rd in the 100m, Peter Doherty won the 100,400 & long jump, Siobheal Cummins won the high jump and Henry Flemming won the Senior men’s 100m and 400m.
Well done to all who competed, and best of luck for Day3 which will be on this Sunday.