Marc Cohn

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Midlands Athletes Take Medals From National Junior Championships

One Mullingar competitor completed a sprint double.

There was great success for athletics in the midlands at the National Junior Track and Field in Santry last weekend. 

Mullingar Harrier Charles Okafor completed a sprint double over 100 & 200m to pick up his first national titles. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

100 & 200m U20 National Champion 🙏 #stayhungry

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His clubmate Matthew Glennon also took home a gold in the 5km walk. 

Tullamore Harriers were also in the medals, Aaron Keane was 2nd to Okafor in the 200m final, missing out by 0.02 of a second. 

 

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