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May 12, 2013

Irish Orienteering Championships 2013

J48.jpgAjax members competed successfully at the Irish Orienteering Championships in Connemara last week-end.  All three days were held in complex open moorland.  In the relays Ajax won two of seven classes available, the only club to win more than one class!  The Ajax junior boys finished joint first in the J48 class, after a sprint finish.  Ajax retained the H12 title in a close race, overcoming Fingal, who came in second place 30 meters behind.  Ajax also captured third place in the H12 class, a display of strength in depth.

  Middle Distance (Day 1) - Cnoc Mham na mBo

Gold: W18 - Roisin Long, M50 - Aonghus O'Cleirigh. 

Silver: M12 - Oisin Wickham, M14- Dara O'Cleirigh, W45s - Catherine King, M60 - Denis Reidy.

Bronze: M14 - Ruairi Long.

Classic Distance (Day 2) - Lough an Cogair

Gold:  M14 - Ruairi Long, W18 - Roisin Long,  M50 - Aonghus O'Cleirigh,  M60 - Denis Reidy. 

Silver: M12 - Oisin Wickham, M14 - Dara O'Cleirigh, W45s - Cathleen Morrison.

Bronze: W45s - Catherine King.

Relay (Day 3) - Leim Oirthair


J48 class - Dara O'Cleirigh, Ruairi Long, Oisin Wickham.

H12 class - Roisin Long, Denis Reidy, Aonghus O'Cleirigh.


H12 class - Marcus Geoghegan, Paul Smyth, Donal Wickham.