April 21, 2024

4 Donegal athletes had been in profitable type on the Welsh Athletics U20 Worldwide in Cardiff yesterday.

Tír Chonaill AC’s Fintan Dewhirst received gold within the U20 400m hurdles. The Glenties athlete set a gathering report of 52.16 seconds.

Fintan Dewhirst, 52.16secs/400mH and a gathering report. Photograph: Rosemary Finn

Lifford Strabane AC’s Adrienne Gallen had a positive victory too, profitable gold within the Hammer with a throw of 52.69m. This rounds off a busy season for Adrienne, the spotlight being a 56.05m throw on the Nationwide Seniors to take a bronze medal and break the Donegal Report within the course of.

Lifford Strabane AC’s Adrienne Gallen first within the hammer throw. Photograph: Lifford Strabane AC

Finn Valley AC pair Hannah Murray and Joseph Gillespie received silver medals. Gillespie took silver within the triple bounce with a finest bounce of 14.36m. Murray completed the 400m in 56.98 seconds.

Hannah Murray along with her coach and Finn Valley AC’s Rosemary Finn, a coach with the NI / Ulster squad who travelled yesterday. Photograph: Finn Valley AC

Joseph Gillespie of Finn Valley AC – pictured with coach Paul Wilkinson. Photograph: Finn Valley AC

Podium medals for Donegal athletes in Cardiff was final modified: August twenty seventh, 2023 by Rachel McLaughlin