Christopher Lynch has the day of days at Dublin Juveniles Day 2

Eugenia Bateson: What a day for U19 Christopher Lynch!!  This hardworking talented young man took Gold in the U19 400m with a time of 50.93.  His next medal was also Gold from the High Jump with a Jump of 1.55.  But he wasn’t finished yet!  Christopher then took on the 200m and took a well deserved Silver in a time of 23.52.  We are absolutely delighted for Christopher whose hard work is definitely paying off.  To mention also, Christopher is also so generous with his time and in sharing tips with the younger athletes who are training in High Jump.  It’s lovely to see the results coming his way.
Speaking of High Jump, Matthew Keogh took the silver in the U16 category and a place in the National Championships with a jump of 1.55.
Rhys Daly took a silver in the U12 Long Jump with a jump of 4.21
In the U16 Discuss Jack Moyles who made his Clonliffe debut today, certainly made an impact taking the Gold with a throw of 33.15.
Also going home with a gold medal, Ava Usanova won her U18 200m heat in 26.83.  Emily Jachna finished 2nd in her heat and a Q with a time of 26.89m both through to the final.  Ava was victorious in the Final with a time of 26.42.  Emily Jachna finished an impressive 4th in 26.84.
In the U12 Long Jump we had a number of girls take part in the popular event, 40 participants in total.  Well done to Ava Fagan, Lucy Fagan, Grace Byrne and Isabelle O’Brien.In the U13 Boys Long Jump Andrew Low finished 7th with a best jump of 3.95.
Also on the Track, U14 middle distance boys took on a speed training session in the 200m with Eoghan Thompson finishing 6th in his heat in 31.71 and Ollie Galvin came 6th in his heat in 30.83.  In the U18 Boys 200m Jaydon Carroll came 2nd in his heat and a Q with a time of 23.54.  He just missed qualification in the Final finishing in 5th in 23.51.Girls U16 200m, in heat 1 Sophie Rattigan finished 6th in 31.53, with Zoe Mulligan also finishing 6th in heat 2 in 29.20, unfortunately neither progressing to the final.In the Girls U18 400m straight Final, Rebecca Walsh finished 5th in 1.04.38, narrowly missing a place in the National Championships.

Sunday 9th sees the last day of the Dublin Championships Individual Events.  Best of luck to all those participating.