Saturday, 3 July 2010
Niamh Corbett finishes 4th in Europe!
Reports suggest that the conditions were very warm (about 30 degrees) with sunshine, thunder, lightning and rain. The W16 course is here. The courses had a tricky long leg up across a slope towards the end (6-7 on the W16).
You can see the full results here, and maps and routes here.
Irish results were
4 Niamh Corbett
58 Cliona McCullough
20 Alex Simonin
32 Jack Millar
62 Laurence Quinn
65 Mark Stephens
76 Josh O'Sullivan-Hourihan
85 Colm Moran
90 Cillin Corbett
In today's Relays the M16's finished a very good 14th place, just behing France, beating the British team for the second year running. Jack Millar ran a fantastic first leg, coming in in 6th place, ahead of eventual winners Denmark, second place Latvia and third place Russia. Niamh finished 10th on Leg 1 of the W16 relay. Relay results are here.
Here are some more photos of the team in action.
Posted by John McCullough at 22:24
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Its always great to see home grown orienteers doing well and its getting better all the time for our athletes, these young athletes are an inspiration to us all and a credit to themselves.
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