Athletics Ireland have selected a team of 6 athletes to compete at the European Throwing Cup to be held in Leiria, Portugal on March 11th & 12th.
✨2023 European Throwing Cup Selections✨
Athletics Ireland have selected a team of 6 athletes to compete at the European Throwing Cup to be held in Leiria, Portugal on March 11th & 12th⤵️https://t.co/5jYlheZ68w pic.twitter.com/b78m7tDOTy
— Athletics Ireland (@irishathletics) March 1, 2023
World U20 finalist Nicola Tuthill will challenge in the U23 grade as she builds towards the European U23 Championships.
Athletics Ireland has stated that they view the European Throwing Cup as a key competition which contributes to the progression of Irish Throwers, and that they intend to support athletes' participation at the European Throwing Cup to reflect their aim of improving Ireland's standing in the European Team Championships, and to assist in developing throwers who are progressing towards European U20 & U23 Championships, World Championships or Olympic Games qualification.
The female athletes selected are as follows:
|Killian Barry, Kevin Warner, Roland Korom
|U23 Women's Hammer
|Raheny Shamrock AC
|Senior Women's Discus
|U23 Women's Discus
|Senior Women's Shot Put
Travelling Support Staff:
- David Sweeney - Head of Delegation
- Sean Breathnach - Team Coach
- Michael Bowler - Team Physio