Silver for Lenihan in Discus at Para Athletics World Championships

NEW F38 DISCUS CHAMPIONSHIP RECORD FOR TEENAGER NOELLE LENIHAN LENIHAN SECURES IRELAND’S THIRD DISCUS MEDAL OF THE 2017 CHAMPIONSHIPS 17 year-old Irish Paralympian Noelle Lenihan broke the F38 Discus championship record twice on her way to silver at the 2017 Para Athletics World Championships at the Queen Victoria Olympic Park in London tonight. Having broken […]

Sixth place for Monahan in 800m heat

Ireland’s Patrick Monahan has finished 6th in his T53 800m heat with a time of 1:48.41, missing out in a place in tomorrow’s final. The Le Cheile AC athlete got off to a strong start taking the bell in 2nd place, but ultimately fell away as the finishing straight came into sight with France’s Pierre […]

Double delight for Smyth at Para Athletics World Championships

Jason Smyth claims seventh World Championship Gold medal as he adds the T13 200m to his 100m title in London Ireland’s Jason Smyth has struck gold with a sensational run in the T13 200m at the Para Athletics World Championships in London, adding to the 100m title he won on Sunday night. It was a […]

Smyth and McKillop double Gold for Irish at Para Athletics World Championships

Jason Smyth wins sixth World Championship gold Michael McKillop wins eighth world championship gold Ireland’s Jason Smyth has sensationally won his sixth World Championship gold medal at the Para Athletics World Championships in London tonight. In front of a huge audience in the Olympic stadium the Derry sprinter was one of the star attractions delivering […]

McCarthy and Barry take Discus Silver medals at Para Athletics World Championships

Irish Paralympians Niamh McCarthy and Orla Barry have both won discus silver medals on second night of the Para Athletics World Championships at the Queen Victoria Olympic Park in London. McCarthy; from Carragline was first up this morning and while she did not match her best mark in competition her fifth throw of 26.17m was […]

Irish Team ready to perform at Para Athletics World Championships

The 2017 Para Athletics World Championships get underway tomorrow in the London Olympic Stadium and Ireland’s team of ten are looking forward to performing on the global stage. More than 1,100 athletes from 95 countries will compete over the ten days (14th – 23rd July) with over 250,000 tickets already sold making it by far […]