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Dundalk's Kate O'Connor smashing records at European U20 Championships

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Caoimhín Reilly

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Dundalk's Kate O'Connor smashing records at European U20 Championships

Dundalk's Kate O'Connor has broken the Irish U20 and U23 javelin record at the European U20 Championships in Sweden.

Dundalk's Kate O'Connor has broken the Irish U20 and U23 javelin record at the European U20 Championships in Sweden.

The 18-year-old threw a monster 52.92m in her latest heptathlon event, smashing her personal best by 3.61m.

Approaching her final outing, the 800m, O'Connor sits in the bronze medal position.