Edel Maguire nominated Master Athlete of the Year

Clonliffe Harrier Edel Maguire has had yet another outstanding year, both indoor and outdoor. Edel was the Clonliffe Master athlete of the year in 2022 and after another extraordinary year she has been recognized by Athletics Ireland by being one of the nominees in the Master Athlete of the Year category for next Wednesday’s Athletics Ireland Awards Lunch.

Clonliffe Woman’s Captain Jenny Johnston has prepared a summary of Edel’s 2023 achievements:

World Indoor Championships, Torun, March 2023
World Championship Gold W60 High jump 1.39m
World Championship Silver W60 400m with a PB of 65.95 a National Record
World Championship 4 th in W60 200m in 29.56 seconds, a new PB and National Record
World Championship bronze in W55 200m relay
National Masters Indoors
Gold W60 60m in 9.10, a National record
Gold W60 High Jump, outright over all age categories with 1.42m, a National Record
Gold W60 400m 68.76
British Masters Indoors
Silver W60 200 in 29.70.
Gold W60 high jump 1.38m
Silver 60m equaling her PB of 9.10 and National record
Leinster track and field championships: W60 high jump gold 1.40m
National Masters Outdoors
Gold W60 400
British Masters Track & Field Outdoors
Gold W60 200 in 28.55 and a championship record, and National record
Gold W60 High Jump 1.43m, National record
Silver W60 400 in 66.25, National record
European Masters, Pescara, Italy
Gold W60 high jump 1.42m ,National Record
Silver W60 100 14.18, National Record
Silver W60 200 29.16
Silver W60 400 in 67s
Silver in the 4 x 100 relay

In additional to the above Edel is a real team player competing for the Clonliffe Women’s Track & Field League team that won National bronze and 5th place in the National Indoor league final.