27/02/2022   Dublin (IRL): Wins of Kate Veale and David Kenny in the National Indoor Championships of Ireland




The last Saturday of February saw the holding of the National Indoor Championships also in Ireland.
The competitions took place at the Irish Life Health Sport Ireland Campus in Abbotstown, Dublin.
3.000m indoor walk women
You are the athletes at the start.
Undisputed victory of Kate Veale (IRL) in 13:32.04.
For the 28-year-old walker from Waterford this is the sixteenth title in a national championship.
We would like to summarize her progression in the indoor seasons below

Season Performance Place Date
2009/10 13:18.20 Nenagh (IRL) 17 JAN 2010
2010/11 12:49.21 Belfast (GBR) 19 FEB 2011
2011/12 12:52.79 Belfast (GBR) 11 FEB 2012
2016/17 14:03.90 Athlone (IRL) 18 FEB 2017
2017/18 13:38.36 Abbotstown (IRL) 17 FEB 2018
2018/19 13:18.39 Abbotstown (IRL) 16 FEB 2019
2019/20 14:31.62 Val-de-Reuil (FRA) 26 JAN 2020
2021/22 13:32.04 Abbotstown, Dublin (IRL) 26 FEB 2022
Second place to Ruth Monaghan (IRL) in 15:51.98
Third place in Doireann Ni Ici (IRL) in 16:13.00



5.000m indoor walk men
Five athletes at the start.
Also in the men's race we saw an easy victory for David Kenny (IRL) in 19:36.38 which represents the new personal best of the athlete (previous of 19:45.97 established on 29.2.2020 in the same indoor facility)
Second place to Brendan Boyce (IRL) in 21:05.24
Third place went to Jose Mooney (IRL) in 21:32.10