A Moy Valley Athletics Club walker took gold over the weekend at an overseas tournament with another club member claiming bronze.
Seamus Clarke claimed gold in the U17 boys 5000m walk at the AAA English Athletic Championships in Bedford at the weekend. In extremely hot conditions, he posted an impressive personal best of 24.32mins.
This result means Seamus has now the top 2 ranked 5000m times of 2022 in Ireland for boys U18.
Siobhan O’Reilly from Moy Valley AC was also competing in the girls U17 5000m. In her first outing at this distance and at her first time competing in an international event, Siobhan put in a superb effort to take third place in the race.