DONEGAL athletes returned another bucketload of medals from the Ulster U14-U19 Track and Field Championships at the Mary Peters Track on Sunday.
After a successful Saturday, Donegal’s budding stars made for Belfast and had another day of joy on Sunday
Letterkenny AC’s Ryan Canning won the under-19 400m hurdles.
There was a cracking finale to the under-19 200m with Canning pipping Joseph Aido for the bronze medal by just 0.2 of a second.
Sean McGinley (pictured above) won the under-19 3000m steeplechase.
Cranford’s Oisin Kelly took under-18 1500m gold and Amy Cullen was the under-15 long jump gold medalist. Caolan McFadden continued Cranford’s charge with victory in the 1500m. He also won the 800m and was the silver medalist in the long jump.
in the ing jump, it was a one-two-three for Donegal with Cullen followed by Finn Valley duo Riona Doherty and Amy Tmoney.
Doherty won the 100m and also took the hurdles title while her club mate Cara Laverty won both the 800m and 1500m golds.
Dean Leeper landed personal bests to take the javelin and discus titles and also medaled in the shot.
Timoney was a high jump winner with Andrew Jansen claiming a shot put gold with Daniella Jansen silver in the 200m and Lauren Callaghan taking bronze in the under-20 100m.
Lifford-Strabane AC’s Caoimhe Gallen won gold in the under-15 girls hammer and discus events as well as landing a silver in the shot, while Emer McFadden took the javelin title.
Finn O’Neill, also of Lifford-Strabane AC, won the 100m hurdles and 400m golds at under-17 level and Harriet McCrossan was the 300m hurdles gold medalist with Ellie McCurdy (javelin) and Cora Burns (hammer) also scooping gold.
Jude McCrossan and Ross Henderson were double gold medalists in the under-19 grade, McCrossan taking hammer and high jump titles, with Henderson claiming the honours in the discus and shot put events. Henderson was the silver medal winner in the hammer.
Sophie Parlour from Olympian AC won the under-17 girls 100m hurdles title and followed up to win the 100m sprint, clocking a new PB of 12.41 seconds in the process before going 25.92 in the 200m for silver.
Olympian’s Lily Surman won gold in the triple jump, staving off her club mate Clodagh Friel, and Ciara Doherty took the brozne in the under-18 1500m.
Letterkenny AC’s Fern Duffy won the 200m gold and birthday boy Ryan Bradley ran for bronze in the under-15 200m.
Anna Russell was the under-15 1500m winner and Eoin Sharkey led the way in the under-20 400m hurdles race.