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: https://www.athleticsireland.ie/news/selection-announcement-european-under-23-championship-2021