Race Report - Leinster Post Primary Schools National Championships

Leinster PostPrimary 2018 Race Briefing

Sunshine and blue skies greeted the young triathletes from Leinster as they arrived in Naas on Sunday morning to compete for a chance to represent their school and province in the Post-Primary Schools National Championships. 

Over 20 athletes between the ages of 13 and 18 gathered for the Minor, Junior, Intermediate and Senior races over varying distances (see table below).

200m/6km/2kmUnder 14 on 31st December in the year of competition
300m/8km/2.5kmUnder 15 on 31st December in the year of competition
400m/10km/3kmUnder 17 on 31st December in the year of competition
400m/12km/3.5kmUnder 19 on 31st December in the year of competition

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Leinster post-primary regional qualifiers 

Well done to all the competitors. The qualifiers from this regional can be seen in the table below.

Minor QualifiersMaleFemale
Callum O Neill
Wojciech Marzec
Lucia Waldron
Junior QualifiersMale Female
Tom McGrane
Shane Burke
James McDonald
Meghan Bates 
Ellen Murray ​
Intermediate QualifiersMaleFemale
Ronan Griffin
Paul McCool
Oisin McGinley
Eve Furlong
Kate McCrystal
Francesca Walshe
Senior QualifiersMaleFemale
Shane Murray
James Coonan
Liam DeBuitleir
Ciara Brady
Aoife Thorpe

Leinster Post Primary - Podium

The National Post-Primary Schools Championships will take place on Sunday, 20 May 2018 at K Leisure Centre, Naas, Co. Kildare.

A huge thanks to all the volunteers on the day, and to K Leisure in Naas for hosting the championships. 

Leinster Post Primary - Podium


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