Nelvin Appiah, Gold at U16 Boys high jump 1.73m

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Nelvin Appiah, Longford AC juvenile athlete, won the U16 Boys High Jump at the recent Connacht Indoor Track & Field Championship, setting a new personal best at 1.73m. This was his third gold medal of the day, having earlier won the U16 Boys Long Jump, 5.42m, as well as with the U16 relay team. He was equally successful in his next 2 events, bringing home 5 Connacht Gold medals in his first ever Provincial Championship.