Kerry Hammer Thrower Into The Final At The Youths Olympics

athletics trackBallinskelligs native and Hammer thrower Adam King has qualified for the ”A” Final at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing. He threw a PB of 71.91 and as one of the top 8 has now qualified for Sunday’s final. Jason Smyth has won the 200m European T12 title at the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea. Smyth also won his morning semi. Meanwhile, Orla Barry has won silver in the women’s discus final. The Cork thrower finished second behind Bulgarian Stela Eneva with a throw of 28.13 metres, which was almost four metres behind the winner.