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Slideshow: Foster qualifies for World Indoors at action-packed National Championships

The Lisburn sprinter set a personal best in Athlone on Sunday.

Kelly Proper in action in the long jump.
Kelly Proper in action in the long jump.
Image: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

AMY FOSTER RAN a personal best of 7.32 to claim the women’s 60m title at the Woodie’s DIY National Senior Indoor Track and Field Championships at the AIT International Arena, Athlone on Sunday, a time which also ensures qualification for the World Indoor Track and Field Championships which take place in Sopot, Poland next March.

The Lisburn athlete was joined on the top step of the podium by Kelly Proper who added the 200m title to her long jump crown from Saturday, setting a new personal best and stadium record of 23.56.

Marcus Lawler was the other stand-out performance of the weekend, recording a new junior record of 21.19 to take the senior men’s 200m.

A full list of winners from the weekend can be found here and some of our favourite images from the event are below:

Slideshow: Foster qualifies for World Indoors at action-packed National Championships
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  • Edmond O'Halloran and Ronan Coyle

    Source: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
  • Keith Doherty

    Source: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
  • Marcus Lawler on his way to winning

    Source: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
  • Emily Burns

    Source: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
  • Kelly Proper

    Source: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
  • Brian Flynn

    Source: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
  • Kelly Proper

    Source: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan
  • Competitors after finishing the race

    Source: ©INPHO/James Crombie
  • Zoe Brown celebrates setting a new personal best

    Source: ©INPHO/James Crombie
  • Amy Foster wins the 60m Final

    Source: ©INPHO/James Crombie
  • Sarah Lavin wins the 60m Hurdle Final

    Source: ©INPHO/James Crombie
  • Niall Tuohy wins the 800m Final

    Source: ©INPHO/James Crombie
  • Paul Tohill falls

    Source: ©INPHO/James Crombie

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