Junior Artistic Gymnastics team announced for EYOF 2023
13th July 2023, 15:46p.m. | International
The Olympic Federation of Ireland has today named forty-two athletes who will compete across five sports in the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) taking place later this month. The EYOF is the largest European multi-sport event for young athletes between the ages of 14 and 17 and generally occurs every two years. This year it takes place in Maribor, Slovenia and will run from the 23–29 of July.
The EYOF is a prestigious event that plays an important role in the overall development of athletes, as it mimics the Olympic Games model, preparing athletes for the nuances of performing in a multi-sport environment. This year’s event will see forty-eight countries across Europe participate in the event, with approximately 3,600 athletes competing.
The Junior Artistic Gymnastics Team is as follows:
- Lily Russell (Dublin), Women’s Artistic Gymnastics
- Maeve McGuinness (Dublin), Women’s Artistic Gymnastics
- Mimi Moloney (Cork) Women’s Artistic Gymnastics
- James Hickey (Dublin) Men's Artistic Gymnastics
- Colm Murray – Coach
- Hugo Lopes de Oliveira - Coach
- Mary Murray
- Tom Dillon
- Sandra Stevenson – Team Leader
The Irish team departs for Maribor on the 21st of July with competition starting on the 24th of July.
Team Ireland Athletes complete details and full announcement is available here: https://olympics.ie/team-irela...
More information about event, including schedule, live results and other sports can be found here: https://eyof-maribor.com/en/ho...
Best of luck to the team in their final preparations before this event!
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