Team Ireland - Transplant & Dialysis Sports

Oxford 2022 - Day 6 (Track & Field) Updated

Oxford 2022 - Day 6 (Track & Field) Updated

Saturday was the Final days’ action and its back the the track for our remaining 6 Athletes.

Competing for Ireland in the are Mike Keohane (5km Walk), Marie O'Connor (Ball Throw), Trevor Lynch (800m), James Nolan (200m & 800m) and John Moran (200m & 800m). Our Team then finished off with the 4x100 Relay (Team made up of James Nolan, Ron Grainger, Trevor Lynch & John Moran).

The action @ Radley started with Mike Keohane in the very tough and competitive 5km Walk Mike powered he way to a fantastic Gold.

Mike gives his thoughts on the games and organ donation

After the walk it was the turn of the 200m races with James and John representing the Irish flag, James taking Bronze in a photo finish while John claimed the Silver.

Meanwhile over at the Radley Cricket Pavillion Marie was competing in a very competitive Ball Throw where she narrowly missed out on the podium, but what a super week Marie has had (3 Golds and 1 Silver) and later that evening was named "BEST FEMALE TRANSPLANT ATHLETE".

And finally the 800m race finished the singles programme of action with Trevor and John taking part and once again it was Gold for John in a tight sprint finish for the line while Trevor claimed the final medal of what was a brilliant two days on the track with a Silver.

Trevor speaking about his experience at the games.

And to rap up the games the final event on the track the 4 x 100m relay where Ireland again ran a very strong race, but missed out on the podium.

All an all a very successful day at the track again with Ireland claiming 2 Golds, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze bring Irelands total to 31 medals for these European Transplant and Dialysis game.

Emma Nolan, Supporter and Wife to James Nolan gave her thoughts on what the games means to her.

Thank you for following and supporting Transplant Team Ireland during the games and continue to monitor our social media and website for more information and upcoming events. And remember, have the conversation and say yes to organ donation.

Final Medal Count: Gold 9 Silver 11 Bronze 11 Total 31

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