Boyle attains qualifying time for Tbilisi


Boyle attains qualifying time for Tbilisi

Janine Boyle of Finn Valley AC became the third athlete from the club in recent weeks to attain a European Qualifying standard for the European Youth Championships in Tbilisi in July.

Competing over 200m at Waterford on Saturday, she returned a time of 24.78 inside the required mark and also a season's best of 11.94 in the 100m, just short of the required 11.90.

All indications are good of a positive season ahead for Janine.

In recent weeks Arlene Crossan, also coached by Shauna Carlin, got a Q mark in the 400m hurdles, running 60.9 in France inside the mark of 62.00 required.

Aaron Mc Glynn returned a time of 1.51. 95 over 8oom in Belfast last weekend, well inside the required standard .

Other Valley athletes chasing the standard are James Kelly in the shot and Sommer Lecky in the high jump.

Brendan O'Donnell of Lifford/Strabane AC has the qualifying standard in the hammer

Letterkenny Athletic Club will hold their annual Hickey, Clarke and Langan Inter Firms 5jk road race and walk on Tuesday May 17th, starting at 7.30pm.