Michaela Walsh

  • Michaela Walsh was back in action yesterday when she represented Ireland at the Loughborough International in England.

    Michaela claimed the gold in the u23 women's shot put with a huge throw of 15.97m ranking her inside the top 5 in Europe at the age of 19. 

    Moving up the ranks Michaela also came 1st in the senior category this is an amazing achievement for the talented young Swinford athlete.


  • The National Senior Indoor Athletics Championships are taking place this weekend in Abbotstown Dublin. Having taken gold two weeks previously at the Under 23 Championships yesterday saw Michaela Walsh move up to compete at the highest level of athletics in Ireland. The young Swinford athlete stormed to victory at the Senior Championships winning gold in the women's 4kg shot putt with a new indoor pb - a full 3 meters ahead of the silver medalist. Michaela will now prepare for the outdoor season where she will compete in both the hammer and shot putt.  

  • At the English Athletics Championships held  in Bedford today Michaela Walsh has just smashed the Irish U23 women's hammer record with a massive personal best throw of 64.22m breaking the record set by Olympian Eileen O'Keefe back in 2003. At the age of 19 Michaela took gold in the under 23 women's hammer. 

  • The National Senior Athletics Championships are taking place in the National Indoor Arena in Abbotstown this weekend. Swinford's Michaela Walsh has claimed another senior title winning gold in the woman’s shot putt. This closes of an incredible indoor season for Michaela where she also won the U23 indoor Irish title and just last weekend she claimed her first university title when she won gold and also broke the DCU shot putt record.