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27 Sept 2022

New PB earns Caoimhe Gallen silver in Bedford

The Lifford-Strabane AC woman was competing at the England AAA Championships in Bedford

New PB earns Caoimhe Gallen silver in Bedford

Caoimhe Gallen landed a new PB in Bedford to win silver at the England AAA Championships.

Caoimhe Gallen hit a new personal best to win silver at the England AAA Championships.

The Lifford-Strabane AC starlet took silver in the under-17 hammer in Bedford.

Gallagher threw out to 54.31, a mark that represented a new 2cm PB.

Gallen was beaten only by Angela McAuslan-Kelly, the English woman whose 58.55m was a personal best and a new UK under-17 hammer lead throw.

Gallen won the girls hammer at the recent SIAB Track and Field International in Belfast, throwing a best of 54.28m.

She won the under-16 shot at the Irish Life Health National Juvenile Track and Field Championships at Tullamore, reaching out to 12.22m.Gallen’s club colleague Ellie McCurdy was fourth in the under-17 javelin with a 39.98 throw.

Finn Valley AC man Blaine Lynch took bronze in the under javelin when throwing a best effort of 58.24m. England’s Tom Rutter won gold with a 61.01m throw.

Finn Valley AC’s Amy Timoney was sixth in her 80m hurdles heat.

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