Sean Breathnach For European Team Championships

  • Posted on: 6 June 2010
  • By: mel

[acidfree:3867 size=150 align=right title=""]Sean Breathnach has been selected on the Irish team for the upcoming European Team Championships. He is selected for both the Shot Putt and the Discus, following a very strong start to the year in both events. Congrats & go neiri leat from all at G.C.H.!

This tournament run by European Athletics replaces the old European Cup competition which was held annually until 2008. Ireland compete in the First League at the Puskàs Ferenc Stadium, Budapest, Hungary which was originally built in 1948. Interesting facts, courtesy of Wikipedia, are that Puskàs Ferenc is regarded as Hungary's greatest ever footballer and the stadium doubled for Munich's famous Olympic Stadium in Steven Spielberg's 2005 movie Munich.

The countries competing against Ireland in this competition are:
Belgium
Czech Republic
Estonia
Hungary
Ireland
Lithuania
Netherlands
Portugal
Romania
Slovenia
Sweden
Turkey

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