European U20 Championship Weekend Update
18 July 2019
After a terrific first day to the European U20 Championships in Boras, Sweden, we now look to what’s happening over the next three days of competition.
First up tomorrow morning, will be Kate O’Connor (Dundalk St Gerards AC/ M O’Connor, L Kerr and T Reynolds) in the Women’s Heptathlon Long Jump competition at 9.02am (our time).
Kate had a brilliant first day of competition, finishing in 3rd place with a total of 3543 points after gaining two PBs. The Commonwealth Games athlete finished the 100mH in a time of 14.61s, before her PB jump of 1.81m in the High Jump. She then threw 13.41m in the Shot Put and ended on a high with a PB in the 200m in a time of 24.82s.
Tomorrow Afternoon (Friday 19th July) will start with the current European Number 1 in the 200m, Aaron Sexton (North Down AC/ Roger Sexton), who will compete in Heat 4 of the Qualifying Rounds at 3.15pm.
He will be followed by Kate, who competes in Group B of the Javelin at 3.35pm.
Next up will be Davicia Patterson (Beechmount Harriers/ Ian Neely) who qualified comfortably in a time of 53.88s into the 400m Semi-Finals at 4pm.
Following her will be Kate O’Connor in the 800m at 5.30pm, to complete the Women’s Heptathlon competition.
Saturday 20th July will start at 10.10am with the Semi-Final of the Men’s 200m, with North Down AC’s Aaron Sexton.
Next up will be the Round 1 of the Women’s 4x400m Relays at 11am, with Davicia Patterson and North Down AC’s Rachel McCann (Michael Roberts).
Following the ladies will be Adam Hughes (City of Lisburn AC/ Ian Neely) in Round 1 of the Men’s 4x400m Relay team at 11.30am.
At 3.25pm, we have the Final of the Women’s High Jump competition, with Sommer Lecky (Finn Valley AC/ Niall Wilkinson) who qualified earlier today with a jump of 1.81m.
Next will be Aaron Sexton in the Men’s 200m Final at 5.35pm, before Davicia Patterson in the Women’s 400m Final at 5.46pm.
Round 1 of the Women’s 4x100m Relay will start at 11.52am on Sunday 21st July, where Katie Monteith (City of Lisburn AC/ Lyn Fisher) will join her Irish team mates.
At 12.17pm we have Round 1 of the Men’s 4x100m Relay competition, with Aaron Sexton.
Sunday afternoon will be the Relay finals day, with the Women’s 4x100m final at 3.47pm and the Men’s 4x100m final at 4pm.
The Women’s 4x400m Relay final will be at 5.50pm and the day will end with the Men’s 4x400m Relay final at 6.25pm.
Live Results and Streaming
Live results can be found on the European Athletics website here:
And you can watch the live stream of the events here:
Follow @athleticsni on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for live updates from Sweden this weekend! We wish our athletes the best of luck going into Day 2, 3 and 4 of the European U20 Championships.
*Please note all times given above our BST and are subject to change.