Westport Athletic Club athletes travelled to Tullamore last weekend to take part in the All-Ireland Outdoor Track and Field Championships and brought home 2 gold and 3 silver medals.

Allanah Gannon won gold in the U13 Girls’ High Jump with a tremendous jump of 1.47m, a PB for Allanah.  Niamh McLoughlin also came home with Gold and her fifth back-to -back Outdoor National Title in the Girls’ U16 Shot Putt with a throw of 10.92m.

Silver medals went to three of our middle distance runners – Patrick Chambers in a time of 1min 43.48secs in the U12 Boys’ 600m, David Harper in 1min 57.78secs in the U17 Boys’ 800m and Anthony Chambers in 1min 59.51secs in a tightly fought U18 Boys’ 800m.

There were many other fine performances across the weekend.  Congratulations to all of these athletes and good luck to all our other athletes taking part in the second weekend of finals, which will be held in Tullamore on the Weekend of July 23rd/24th. More photos to follow. 

Alannah Gannon 
 Patrick Chambers

 Anthony Chambers

David Harper

Niamh McLoughlin