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Emo youngster wins prestigious Athletics Ireland Juvenile Award for 2018

Emo Rath Athlete Eoin Keenan with President of Athletics Ireland Georgina Drumm at the Athletics Ireland Juvenile Awards

Eighteen year old Emo Rath athlete Eoin Keenan was the Laois recipient of Athletics Ireland Juvenile Award for 2018.

Eoin received his award at a formal presentation in the Bridge House Hotel Tullamore on Saturday, February 16.

The award was in recognition of his athletics achievements at National Level in 2018, where he won gold medals in long jump and triple jump.

Eoin is a leaving certificate student at Portlaoise CBS.

Last month he represented his school in the Diversity Games in Athlone and recorded a new pb of 6.31m in the long jump.

His achievement in triple jump last year was all the more impressive as he only took up the event last year.

His aim for 2019 is to fine tune his technique and hopefully put in some good summer performances.

Well done Eoin!

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