Doherty and also Mellon obtain shot at Olympic relay credentials

Kate Doherty of Dundrum South Dublin AC Pic Eoin Noonan Sportsfile

DUNDRUM South Dublin Air Conditioning’s Kate Doherty has been named in the Irish ladies’s 4x100m relay team while Crusaders’ Andrew Mellon in the combined 4x400m line-up for the upcoming World Sports Relays in Poland this weekend break.

A top eight coating for either of these squads assurances Olympic credentials.

A top 10 finish in the women’s 4x100m or leading 12 surface in the blended 4x400m at this occasion, on the other hand, would guarantee qualification for the World Athletics Championships Oregon 2022.

In other places, Crusaders’ Colin Quirke will represent Ireland in the discus at the European Throwing Cup in Split, Croatia on May 8 as well as 9 with Clonliffe Harriers’ Stephen Rice objecting to the javelin.

In the Under-23 classification, Raheny Shamrock’s Niamh Fogarty will likewise be in action.

IMAGE– Kate Doherty of Dundrum South Dublin AC BY Eoin Noonan Sportsfile

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