John O’Connor, a first year student of St. Patrick’s Secondary School brought his 2018 haul of gold medals to four this week having won gold in the minor boys 100m and 200m in the North Munster Athletics Track and Field Championships recently.
The Castleisland teenager claimed the 100m in a time of 11.7 seconds and the 200m in a time of 25.32 seconds.
He won gold in the 60m North Munster Indoor Championships in Nenagh earlier this year and followed that with gold in the 100m Kerry Colleges Athletics Track and Field at An Ríocht AC in early May.
“It has been a great year for John on the track in Kerry and Munster schools competitions.
“He’s a special talent and has a very bright future ahead. We look forward to John having more great success in the years to come,” said Principal Denis O’Donovan.
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