Finn Valley AC last night gathered to honour their World Masters athletes.
Finn Valley athletes, coached by former Irish athletics team manager Patsy McGonagle, returned four medals from World Masters Athletics Championships in Toruń.
Pictures by Dermot McGranaghan.
Noreen Bonner won team gold and individual bronze; Mark Connolly took a gold with the Ireland team; and Kay Byrne collected a bronze as part of the Irish team.
Bonner finished finished the half marathon in one hour, 35 minutes and 35 seconds on Saturday to take a bronze in the W60 category as well as helping Ireland to a team gold.
Connolly was a gold medal winner in the 8k cross-country, while Byrne was part of the Irish side that won bronze in the cross-country event.
Sinead McConnell returned a national indoor record of 15:42.88 in the 3000m walk and narrowly missed out on a podium spot.
Catriona Devine was sixth in the women’s 1,500m (W45) final, finishing in 4:50.60, while club-mate Kieran Carlin was ninth in the men’s 1,500m (M50) final.Tags: