Masters Shine in Sunny Tullamore!
D.S.D Masters were in great form on Saturday, in the sweltering heat of Tullamore, at the National Masters Track & Field Championships, and came away with lots of medals and many splendid performances. Report by Peadar McGing: Kevin Byrne, M50. Pole Vault: Gold, 3.20m. High Jump: Gold, 1.55m. 100m Hurdles: Silver,17.21 secs. John Menton, M50. Discus: Gold, 44.08 WFD: Gold, 9.08 Ronan Gately, M55. 100m: 5th, 13.17 secs. 200m: 4th, 27.22 secs. 400m: 4th, 60.77 secs. Fintan Hourihan, M55. 100m: 4th, 13.54 secs; PB. 200m: 5th, 28.36 secs; PB. George Wyatt, M55. Long Jump: Silver, 5.26m [3cm off gold and record] Triple Jump: Gold, 10.47m. Lindie Naughton, W65. Javelin: Silver 10.03 Discus: Silver 9.97 Shane Sheridan, M60. 100m: Gold, 12.98 secs (-1.3m/s). 200m: Gold, 27.24 secs (+1.3m/s). 400m: Gold, 63.70 secs. Lucy Moore, W65. Long Jump: Gold, 2.92m (-0.9m/s); Irish W65 record. Javelin Throw: Gold, 14.11m; Irish W65 record. Weight For Distance: Gold, 5.82m; Irish W65 record. Peadar McGing, M65. 100m: Gold, 14.35 secs. 200m: Gold, 29.73 secs, PB (outdoor M65). High Jump: Gold, 1.30m. Well done to all!