Ireland at the 2006 European Athletics Championships

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Ireland competed at the 2006 European Athletics Championships held in Sweden. Derval O'Rourke's silver medal, combined with a new national record, in the 100 metre hurdles was the highlight of the championship, which also saw a new women's 4 × 100 m relay national record and a national record equalling performance from Deirdre Ryan in the high jump.

Results[edit]

Results by event[edit]

Men's competition[edit]

Men's 200 m

  • Paul Brizzell
    1. Round 1 — 20.84
    2. Round 2 — DNF
  • Paul Hession
    1. Round 1 — 20.81
    2. Round 2 — 20.80
    3. Semi-Final — 21.09 (did not advance)
  • Gary Ryan
    1. Round 1 — 21.14 (did not advance)

Men's 400 m

Men's 800 m

Men's 1,500 m

  • James Nolan
    1. Semi-Final — 03:49.94 (did not advance)
  • Liam Reale
    1. Semi-Final — 03:41.97
    2. Final — 03:42.65 (8th place)

Men's 5,000 m

Men's 10,000 m

Men's 4 × 400 m

Women's competition[edit]

Women's 100 m

Women's 200 m

Women's 400 m

  • Joanne Cuddihy
    1. Round 1 — 51.41
    2. Semi-Final — 51.09 (PB)
    3. Final — 51.46 (8th place)

Women's 1,500 m

Women's 5,000 m

Women's 10,000 m

Women's 100 m Hurdles

  • Derval O'Rourke
    1. Round 1 — 13.03
    2. Semi final — 12.94
    3. Final — 12.72 NR (2nd - Silver medal)

Women's 3000 m Steeplechase

Women's 4 × 100 m

Women's High Jump

  • Deirdre Ryan
    1. Qualifying — 1.92 m (=NR)
    2. Final — 1.84 m (13th place)

Women's Hammer Throw

 2006 Gothenburg  Gold Silver Bronze Total
  Ireland (IRL)  0 1 0 1

Competitors[edit]

Men[edit]


200 m: Paul Hession, Paul Brizzel, Gary Ryan
400 m: David Gillick, David McCarthy, Paul McKee
800 m: David Campbell, Thomas Chamney
1,500 m: James Nolan, Liam Reale
5,000 m: Martin Fagan, Alistair Cragg
10,000: Martin Fagan
4 × 400 m Relay: David Gillick, David McCarthy, Paul McKee, Antoine Burke, Brian Doyle, Bryan Murphy

Women[edit]


100 m: Anna Boyle, Emily Maher
200 m: Ciara Sheehy, Joanne Cuddihy, Emily Maher, Anna Boyle
400 m: Joanne Cuddihy, Michelle Carey
1,500 m: Aoife Byrne
5,000 m: Marie Davenport, Mary Cullen
10,000 m: Marie Davenport
3,000 m Steeplechase: Roisin McGettigan, Fionnuala Britton
100 m Hurdles: Derval O'Rourke
400 m Hurdles: Michelle Carey
4 × 100 m Relay: Anna Boyle, Ciara Sheehy, Joanne Cuddihy, Derval O'Rourke, Emily Maher, Ailis McSweeney


High Jump: Deirdre Ryan
Hammer: Eileen O'Keeffe

References[edit]