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Like father, like son: Eamonn's joy as John scoops cross-country gold

Published 13/12/2010 | 05:00

THE apple doesn't fall far from the tree, and that is certainly the case with athletics legend Eamonn Coghlan and his son John.

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Eamonn was a proud father last night after John won a gold medal at the European Cross Country Championships in Portugal.

John was part of the victorious U23 men's team that included Ciaran O Lionard, David McCarthy, Brendan O'Neill, Michael Mulhare and David Rooney.

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