Tuesday, May 18, 2021

St Coca’s AC, Kilcock athlete, Paul Robinson, will compete in the 60th Ostrava Golden Spike Athletics event in the Czech Republic on this Wednesday evening, The event, which forms part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold is an annual athletics event at the Mestský Stadion in Ostrava-Vítkovice, Czech Republic and was first organised in 1961.

The race will be covered live on TG4 from 5pm with commentary by Cuán Ó Flatharta and Rory Chesser.

Robinson, the Irish 1,500m outdoor champion, enjoyed a good tour on the European circuit earlier this year and just finished outside the medals in the European Indoor Championships in Poland.

Others Irish athletes involved on Wednesday include Letterkenny’s Mark English 800m – 2-time European Medalist. European U23 medallist Nadia Power who come third in the 800m at World Athletics Indoor Tour Final in Madrid in February on TG4. Luke McCann – European 1500m semifinalist and Sean Tobin – European 3000m finalist.

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