At the All Ireland Masters Athletic Championships held in torrential weather conditions in Tullamore on Saturday 17th August. Hugh Gallagher Creevy a member of Milford AC put in another great days performance in winning 4 Gold medals and a Silver medal.
Hugh won the Shot Putt, Discus, Javelin and Long Jump and was second in the Hammer against a lot younger athletes. This brings Hugh’s All Ireland Gold medals for this year to 7 and also a Silver medal. Hugh has now won 154 All Ireland Gold medals. Hugh received a massive reception at the presentation of the medals.
Hugh is now over 89 years and is one of the eldest athletes ever to win Track and Field Championships