Lucy McGlynn to race at World Championships in Columbia

Lucy McGlynn’s place on the Ireland team for next month’s World Athletics U20 Championships Colombia was confirmed by Athletics Ireland this morning.

The Tir Chonaill sprinter  won Gold medals in the 100m and 400m hurdles at the National Junior and U23 Championships on Sunday in Tullamore.

McGlynn set a new personal best and Donegal record in the 100m.

Her time of 14.02 was the B qualification mark for the worlds in Cali which will be held from the 1st to 6th August.

The full Irish team for the World U20 Championships in Columbia:

Athlete Club Coach(es) Event
Nick Griggs Mid Ulster Mark Kirk 3000m
Callum Morgan Candour Track Club Mark Kirk 3000m
Dean Casey Ennis Track Club Pat Hogan 5000m
Oliver Swinney Speed Development Project Track Club Adam McMullen 100m
Reece Ademola Leevale Liz Coomey Long Jump
Lucy-May Sleeman Leevale John Naughton & John Corr 100m, 200m
Nicola Tuthill Bandon Killian Barry, Kevin Warner, Roland Korom Hammer
Lucy McGlynn Tír Chonaill Eamon Harvey 400mh



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