PAUL HESSION 200m sprinter
Athenry Club News
Athenry AC athletes captured after the recent Longford Half.
News has reached us of national success in the U-12 All-Ireland Club relays last weekend in Tullamore.
Silver to the U-12 Girls from Athenry AC!
Congratulations to Sinead Tuohy from the club who won the All Ireland U-19 high jump in Tullamore last weekend to add to the gold she won in the All Ireland indoors earlier this year.
More Paul Hession articles of interest:
"This week Jacqui meets sprinter Paul Hession. Having come so close in Beijing, Paul is hoping 2012 is the year he reaches an Olympic final."
Our newlywed ultra running star Valerie was interviewed on RTE Radio 1 last Saturday 9th July.
With the wonders of modern technology, you can listen to the podcast of her interview at the following location:
Click on the link for 9th July; the interview is at 37 minutes (The Business with Padraig O'Ceidigh, 9th July 2011)
"The Cork City Sports has always been a happy hunting ground for national sprint champion and record holder, Paul Hession, and the Athenry man will again compete against world class opposition over both 100m and 200m next weekend
The All Irelands for the under 9 10 and 11s takes place this Saturday June 25 in Templemore. We wish all the athletes taking part the best of luck. The programme of events is attached I would advise that you arrive one hour before your event is due to start.
"Jason Smyth (City of Derry AC), who recently set a personal best of 10.22, put in a solid performance to finish fourth in 10.44, with Amy Foster (North Down AC) also finishing in fourth place in 10.60. Foster went on to run a personal best of 23.58 in the 200m, finishing in sixth place. Paul Hession (Athenry AC) in finishing fifth in the men’s event produced a seasonal best of 20.65"
Please find order of events for Saturday June 18 for under 13 to under 19