Athlete Of The Month July

Leevale athlete Michelle Finn receives the Cork City Sports athlete of the month award for July.

Competing at the Letterkenny AC International Track & Field meet in July, Michelle ran the 3K steeplechase in a time of 9:43.03 which gave her well qualification standard for the World Championships in Beijing (9:44) and 2016 Olympic Games in Rio (9:45)

Since competing in Beijing, Michelle has won the Evening Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon, leading from the start, she opened up a commanding lead to win in a time of 21:26

Just last Sunday Michelle won the County Senior Cross Country Championship, leading the Leevale women’s team to victory.

The Cork City Sports Athlete Of The Month award is co-sponsored by, The Evening Echo, 96/103FM and The River Lee Hotel.


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