Irish team for EYOF named

Ireland will be represented in four sports at next month’s European Youth Olympics in Utrecht from July 14-19, with a large track and field squad heading the list of challengers for Youth Olympic medals.

The event is an important step on the way to the senior international circuit and a perfect introduction to Championship competition.

Team Ireland:

Athletics –
Jenna Bromell 400m
William Crowe 1500m
Nadia El-Tom Power 1500m
Adam King Hammer
Cian McBride 100m Hurdles
Kevin Mulcaire 3000m
Phoebe Murphy 100m
Síobhra O’Flaherty 3000m
Louise Shanahan 800m
Eoin Sheridan Discus
Annie Stafford Long Jump
Michaela Walsh Shot Put
4 x 100m Relay: Laura-Ann Costello, Niamh McNicol, Phoebe Murphy, Roseanna McGuckian, Elizabeth Morland.

Jacqui Freyne Team Leader, Bernie Alcorn Team Manager, Karen Kirk Team Coach, Garry Power Team Coach

Cycling (all Road Race and Individual Time Trial) –
Emily Birchall, Josie Knight, Ciara Doogan, Declan Mulholland, Michael O’Loughlin, Jake Gray.

Martin O’Loughlin Manager/Coach, Nicola Oldham Coach, Peter Hahessy Mechanic.

Swimming –
Niamh Kilgallon 100m & 200m Breaststroke
Emma Reid 100m Butterfly
James Brown 200m Butterfly & 400m Individual Medley
Benjamin Doyle 200m Backstroke
Morgan Berryman 1500m Freestyle
Rachel Bethel 200 & 400m Freestyle

Mary Dunne Manager/Coach, Andrew Reid Coach.

Gymnastics –
Boys programme: Daniel Fox, Jack Neill

Sally Filmer Manager, Simon Gale Coach.

Team Ireland Management:
Martin Burke Chef de Mission, Dr. Rod McLoughlin Chief Medical Officer, Aidan Woods, Chief Physiotherapist, Sinead Murphy Physiotherapist, Colm O’Toole Gymnastics Judge.

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