Bernie O’Callaghan to act as NTO at World Championships


 January 9, 2017
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KILLYBEGS man Bernie O’Callaghan, the chairperson of the Donegal Athletics Boar,  had an invitation this week from Chris Cohen, Competition Director of this year’s London World Athletics Champs in August, to act as an NTO a technical officer at the walks due to be held on The Mall.

Bernie is a former international athlete and national champion indeed is currently very active coaching young javelin throwers at Finn Valley  ac and this is indeed a signal honour as normally only host country officials are in engaged in this prestigious position .

Its a fitting acknowledgment of a former athlete current official /coach as the former army officer has been involved in athletics a lifetime indeed was a founding member of Donegal athletics board with Patsy Mc Gonagle ,the late Ben O Donnell and P J O Carlin .