Thursday, April 15, 2021

Molly Scott
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HACKETSTOWN’S Molly Scott has been named on the Irish team to compete at the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 in Poland on the first two days of May.

Molly, a member of the St Laurence O’Toole club and coached by her mother Deirdre, is named on the 4×100 metre squad along with Joan Healy, Sarah Lavin, Sarah Quinn, Kate Doherty and Niamh Whelan.

Ireland have also named a quality squad to compete in the mixed 4×400 metre event, including Phil Healy and Thomas Barr.

A top 8 finish at the World Athletics Relays Silesia21 for either of these squads guarantees Olympic qualification.  A top 10 finish in the Women’s 4x100m or top 12 finish in the Mixed 4x400m at this event would ensure qualification for the World Athletics Championships Oregon 2022.

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