23rd May 2016-Olympian Track and Field Templemore

Ulster schools 1500m champion Fintan Stewart followed up on his gold medal success at yesterday’s Olympian AC track meet in memory of the late Paddy O’Donnell. On Saturday the Spartan posted 4.07 in a slow tactical race for victory against the very talented James Edgar. Yesterday it was a 1.57 clocking to win the 800m ahead of another young Spartan Liam George who posted a PB of 2.05 on Saturday in the 800m for 6th.


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Sam Cole was 2nd in the U15 800. Angeline McShane won the ladies open 800 in an unofficial 2:23. Bridgeen Byrne had lots of her “mini Spartans” competing, and Danea Herron ran the 100m.


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Other Spartans competing on Saturday included Cara Laverty silver in Mini Girls 800 with a PB, Aela Stewart 4th in minor girls 800. 4 Lumen Christi Spartans took silver in minor girls 4 X 100 relay, Eimear Kelly 2nd Junior girls 75m hurdles.

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Silver for Thornhill mini girls 4 x 100 relay anchored by Cara Laverty. Eimer Stewart 7th inter girls 3k, new PB of 11:48. Mary Cait Byrne finished 6th inter girls 800m. Further report to follow. Well done to all!

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