This week we’re recognizing the extraordinary achievements of Louis O’ Loughlin who throughout his career has racked up numerous, regional and national medals. His talent has taken him to the international stage where he’s no stranger to competing in the green singlet. Louis dedication, determination and love for the sport makes him a great ambassador for both young and old alike. There’s definitely a lot ahead for Louis in the coming years and we can’t wait to see where this journey takes him.
We are pleased and honored to announce this weeks athlete of the week; our very own Greta Streimikyte. Gretas story is one of pure dedication and love for the sport, she recently fulfilled a huge personal goal which was to win a gold medal at the European paraathletic championships - an achievement which we felt could not go unrecognized. Her character, persistence and talent have taken her to the top of her field, Greta is an outstanding athlete with wonderful personality and an incredible role model for any aspiring athlete.
We are pleased and honoured to announce that Marcus Lawler is this weeks athlete of the week. Marcus’s epic performances and hard years of training have rewarded him with PBs and records and many many titles down through the years. Marcus recently ran 20.40 seconds for the 200m in front of a home crowd at the cork city sports and we wish him all the best on his journey to the European championships in Berlin from August 6-12th!
After last weeks phenomenal performances at the European Youths, its absolutely no surprise that Sarah Healy is this weeks athlete of the week. Competing in both 3k and 1500m her races were a certain highlight for the whole event with those watching on at home glued to her every lap. Fresh off her flight home from hungary we were lucky enough to catch up with sarah, an amazing athlete genuine and humble in everyway.
This years All Ireland Schools competition hosted many terrific performances but none was more memorable than Alannahs... Her strength and dedication awed spectators as after a fall in the final lap of the senior girls steeplechase she came from behind to take the gold. The race was a true show of both athleticism and courage, two many traits Alannah encompasses. An incredible athlete and role model for all