Huge success at Euros 2016

Huge success at Euros 2016

The ITA Board of directors would like to congratulate all competitors, coaches, managers, support staff and parents for a massively successful Euros 2016 campaign in Tampere Finland. Our national team continue to excel and as ambassadors for our sport and martial art on and off the mats. Ireland finished in 4th place overall out of 30 countries with 5 Gold, 8 silver and 8 Bronze medals. 

Special mention to Thomas Fogarty who took home the best overall junior male trophy and to Adam Shelly who is now 4 times European Champion and current World Champion in -70kg senior male. 

Results:

1. Fogarty, Thomas Individual Male Pattern, 2 Dan, Junior (19)

1. McGrath, Luke Individual Male Sparring, to 62kg, Junior (24)

1. Mooney, Rebecca Individual Female Sparring, to 45kg, Junior (11)

1. Shelley, Adam Individual Male Sparring, to 70kg, Senior (25)

1. Junior Male Team Male Sparring, Junior (12) (Thomas Fogarty, Luke McGrath, Luker Moriarty, Cian Ince, Greg Sheehan, Eoin McEnery)

2. Dillon, Eddie Individual Male Pattern, 3 Dan, Senior (21)

2. Fitzsimons, Ciara Individual Female Sparring, to 45kg, Junior (11)

2. Ince, Cian Individual Male Sparring, to 50kg, Junior (10)

2. Laffan, Katy Individual Female Sparring, to 50kg, Senior (19)

2. Lehane, Jenny Individual Female Sparring, to 55kg, Junior (19)

2. Lehane, Sarah Individual Female Sparring, to 62kg, Senior (20)

2. Moriarty, Luke Individual Male Sparring, to 62kg, Junior (24)

2. Junior Female Team Female Pattern, Junior (Jenny Lehane, Isabel Lehane, Ciara Fitzsimmons, Rebecca Mooney, Joanna O'Sullivan, Sarah Jane O'Halloran). 

3. Fogarty, Thomas Individual Male Sparring, to 56kg, Junior (24)

3. Forde, Richard Individual Male Sparring, over 85kg, Senior (12)

3. kilcoyne, Michelle Individual Female Sparring, over 65kg, Junior (9)

3. McEnery, Eoin Individual Male Sparring, to 62kg, Junior (24)

3. Moffit, John Individual Male Sparring, to 78kg, Senior (20)

3. O Neill, Ciaran Individual Male Sparring, to 50kg, Junior (10)

3. Sheehan, Greg Individual Male Sparring, to 68kg, Junior (29)

3. Junior Male Team Male Pattern, Junior (8) (Luke McGrath, Luke Moriarty, Robert Campion Kennedy, Cian Ince, Daniel hagon)

Posted by Stephen Ryan