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Our Latest International Athlete

Dooneen Athletic Club’s latest International athlete, Destiny Lawal, competed at the AAA Championships in Birmingham during the weekend of August 26th and 27th for U15 to U17 boys and girls. Destiny, who is U14 competed in the girls U15 100m and 200m sprints. Destiny who is coached by Dave Crowley and Phil Roche has won County, Munster and National gold medals across 60m, 4x200m relay Indoor Championships, 100m, 200m and 4x100m relays in Outdoor championships and 4×500 Munster Cross Country Championships this year. After her long indoor and outdoor season Destiny went to Birmingham to run out of age and compete against the best u15 girls across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Destiny came through both heats and semifinals in both 100m and 200m to qualify for top class finals. In the 100m Destiny finished 7th (12.36 s) and in the 200m, 8th (25.87s). Destiny ran her best times over the weekend in the semi finals – 100m (12.34 seconds) and 200m (25.69 seconds). Destiny has done her family and club proud in achieving amazing results this year and rounding it off by representing her club Dooneen AC and country at the AAA championships. Wishing Destiny all the best for the coming season.