Templemore Athletic Club shines on the world stage

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Templemore Athletic Club  shines on the world stage

Templemore Motor Works, Main Toyota Hybrid dealers were delighted to support local Paralypian, Peter Ryan, in his tandem cycle around Ireland with his colleague Sean Hahessy.

Two of our athletes competed on the world stage in Malaga (Spain) in the World Masters last weekend. The Templemore A.C. athletes Genieve Rowland (Roscrea) and John Dwyer (Ballycahill) held their own with the best in the world with two fifth place finishes and a fourth place finish. What a wonderful achievement for the current All Ireland Champions!
Genieve finished in fifth place in the Women’s Pentatlon event. This combined event is decided on points after all of the top twenty athletes in the world compete in the following:
100m Hurdles
Long Jump
Javelin
Shot Putt
800 metres.
Then John finished fifth in the Hammer with 52.62m; 4th in the Weight for Distance, and finally 12th in the Shot Putt.
Great credit to these talented athletes who are also coaches to the Juveniles in the club.

County 10 Mile
The County 10 mile Road Championship:
1: Peter Madden finished 1st (over 45) in a time of 59mins56secs.
2: Sean Percy finished 3rd (O/45) in a time of 63mins34secs.
3: Seamus Duggan finished 3rd (O/40) in a time of 65mins41secs.
4: Paddy Clarke finished 5th (O/45) in a time of 67mins58secs.
5: Paul Walsh was 5th (O/40) .
6: Mick Delahunty 4th (O/55)
Congrats to all who competed.

Meeting
There will be a committee meeting on this Friday night September 21st at 8.30pm in Murphy’s Function Room. All committee members are requested to attend.

Training
Juvenile training resumes on Monday October 1st and will continue every Monday and Wednesday throughout the season.

Peter Ryan tandem cycle around Ireland with  Sean Hahessy

Templemore Motor Works, Main Toyota Hybrid dealers were delighted to support local Paralypian, Peter Ryan, in his tandem cycle around Ireland with his colleague Sean Hahessy. (See photo).
Peter is a blind athlete. He completed 2160km in 122 hours, raising over €80,000 for very worthy local causes. He relied on a fleet of Toyota vehicles supplied by Templemore Motor Works to transport his back room team during the event. Congratulations to Peter and to all involved on this huge achievement.