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Swinford athlete named Athletics Ireland Female Student Athlete of the Year

Swinford's Michaela Walsh named Athletics Ireland Female Student Athlete of the Year in Dublin yesterday.

The Swinford student smashed her own Irish junior record earlier this year when throwing 62:79m in the senior girls hammer, moving her to second on the European rankings. She came back to win the shot put with another Irish junior record of 15:48m. She also achieved success on the European stage with a bronze medal in the hammer at the U20 European Championships

 

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