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4 NI & Ulster Women Selected for European U23 Championships

Four women from NI & Ulster have been selected as part of the Athletics Ireland team for the European U23 Championships due to take place in Tallinn, Estonia from 8th-11th July 2021.

Irish U23 Pole Vault record holder, Ellie McCartney (City of Lisburn AC); World Junior High Jump Silver Medalist, Sommer Lecky (Finn Valley AC); European Junior Heptathlon Silver Medalist, Kate O’Connor (Dundalk St Gerard’s AC) and 2018 World Junior Relay athlete, Lauren Roy (City of Lisburn AC) will join the 30-strong team from Athletics Ireland.

The selection provides the four women with a valuable stepping stone, as they transition from junior to senior international competitions:

Ellie McCartney City of Lisburn AC ,Coach Kate Rooney Pole Vault

Kate O’Connor Dundalk St Gerard’s , Coach Michael O’Connor Heptathlon, Javelin

Lauren Roy City of Lisburn AC , Coach Adam McMullen 4x100m Relay

Sommer Lecky Finn Valley AC , CoachNiall Wilkinson High Jump

Full team can be found here:

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