Jun 06 Irish Schools Track and Field Championships – Harry Purcell: Athlete of the Meet

Well done to Harry Purcell who was named athlete of the meet and awarded the Lar Byrne Cup for his outstanding performances throughout the day.

Harry first won the senior boys 800m in a brilliant 1:49.42, breaking the 1:50 barrier and also the schools’ record of 1:50.65. He then went on to claim victory in the 400m in a time of 47.83 seconds.

You can read more about the meet by following this link: http://www.irishtimes.com/sport/other-sports/harry-purcell-s-performance-catches-the-eye-as-he-records-fine-double-at-tullamore-1.1816922