Athletics News - Friday 16 Jul 2004
Kate takes National Long Jump Bronze
Kate Morgan (12), Tinryland, who recently took up the Long Jump, continued her outstanding progress in the National Championships in Tullamore last weekend when she won a bronze medal in the Under 14 event with a jump of 4 metres 50. Kate, who also won the Carlow Community Games Title, was runner up in the Leinster Finals.
Amanda Cassidy was 5th in the Girls Under 15 100m while Peter Morgan was 7th in the Boys Under 16 Shot Putt. Deirdre Doyle and Niall Murphy reached their finals in the 800m and 200m respectively.
Pat Byrne had a fine 3rd place finish in the Adidas Irish Runner 5 mile event recently in a time of 25 mins 1 second. Over 1,500 people took part in this race, which was held in the Phoenix Park.