Team Ireland arrived home from the 10th World Elite Women’s Championships in New Delhi, India yesterday to a hero’s welcome.
Kellie Harrington claimed lightweight gold at the tournament after topping the 60kg podium following five wins in eight days at the Indira Gandhi Stadium.
The St Mary’s BC (Dublin) orthodox thanked all for what she described as phenomenal support during the competition.
Ireland finished in 6th spot in the medals table in India.
Head coach Zaur Antia and Dmitry Dimitruk were working Ireland’s corner in New Delhi.
Image: Kellie Harrington with St Mary’s BC and Irish coach Noel Burke at Dublin Airport today.
The full rundown on the performance of the Irish team was as follows. Well done to everyone involved
51kg Ceire Smith (Virginia) (Last 16)
57kg Michaela Walsh (Monkstown) (Last 16)
60kg Kellie Harrington (St Mary’s) (Gold)
64kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan) (Q/Finals)
69kh Grainne Walsh (Sparticus) (Last 16)
75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea) (Last 16)
Team manager: Bernard Dunne
Coaches: Zaur Antia & Dmitry Dimitruk
Physio: Muireann Harte