Abbey AC- International Report

James McIlroy produced a season best performance of 1-45.91 to finish seventh in the semi-final of the World Champs this evening. James who had an excellent win in the first round heat,can now concentrate on his preparation for the Commonwealth Games next March. Well done James.

Leigh Whiteside and Paul Pollock travel to Derby this weekend for the annual U20&23 International.
Leigh will compete over 200m while Paul has opted to run 3000m. Good luck to both.

Last weekend both Alan Kennedy and Steven Martin competed in the Celtic Age Group International with Alan winning the long jump.
Eddie Cooke,competing in an International Triathlon in London last weekend was very pleased with his performance and now faces the Lough Neagh Triathlon this weekend with extra confidence.

Elaine McCaffrey is currently in Turkey at the World Student Games preparing for her first round 400m heat on Monday. Hopefully the she can overcome the extreme heat and produce an excellent time.

Abbey Athletic Club was formed at the start of the new millennium by a group of relatively young athletes.

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