Clonliffe athletes selected for International competition

The Olympic Council of Ireland have confirmed the team selections for next week’s European Team Championships as part of the European Games in Krakow, Poland. While Athletics has featured on the European Games programme since 2015, this is the first time that it holds European Championship status, with it doubling up as the European Team Championships. The European Team Championships takes place in the Silesian Stadium in Chorzow from the 20th of June until the 26th of June, with the Irish athletes competing on the first three days.

Team Ireland will be competing in Division Three with: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Malta, Montenegro, Georgia, Armenia, Andorra, Republic of North Macedonia, San Marino, Albania, AASSE (Athletic Association of the Small States of Europe), Azerbaijan, Kosovo, Austria and Israel.

There are 3 Clonliffe athletes selected – Grace Casey in the javelin, Cathal Doyle 1500 and Chris Sibanda 4 x 100.

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Paralympics Ireland have also today announced the team for the Para-athletics world Championships which takes place from the 8th to 17 July in Paris. Clonliffe’s Greta Streimikyte will compete in the 1500m T13.