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Many Medals for Masters in Belfast

A small team of 4 DSD Masters travelled to the Mary Peters track in Belfast on Saturday 25th June to compete in the Northern Ireland Masters Track and Field Championships and picked up 19 medals in total between them 12 of which were Gold. It was great to see Michael McGary back competing in M80 age group after a 2 year absence due to injury and what a comeback. He picked up right where he left off by cleaning up in the throwing events and… winning 4 Gold medals. Padear McGing continued his record breaking year by setting a new Irish age group record for the 100m hurdles. This is the fourth Irish age group record Padear has set so far this year and no doubt more to come. Shane Sheridan picked up the sprint treble of 100m, 200m and 400m despite only having a fifteen minute break after the 400m to recover for the 200m. Kevin Byrne won 5 medals in total including Bronze in the discus despite not having competed in this event for nearly three years. Full results below: Michael McGarry M80 1st Shot Putt 7.68m 1st Discus 22.18m 1st Hammer 23.73m 1st Weight Throw 4.90m

Peadar McGing M60 1st 100m Hurdles 18.21s (New Irish age group record) 1st 300m Hurdles 50.64s 1st High Jump 1.45 PB 1st Long Jump 4.40m 2nd Shot Putt 9.24m 2nd 100m 14.17s 4th Discus 27.52m

Shane Sheridan M55 1st 100m 12.45s 1st 400m 59.06s 1st 200m 26.16s

Kevin Byrne M40 1st 110m Hurdles 19.70s 1st Triple Jump 10.35m 2nd Long Jump 5.06m 2nd High Jump 1.65m 3rd Discus 21.35m



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