Sophie selected for World Youth Olympic Games

Sophie Meredith from Rathkeale AC has been selected by the Irish Olympic team to compete in long jump at the World Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 6th to 18th October.
Sophie started athletics training at the tender age of seven. Now 17, she has competed at Munster, All Ireland and European Championships, and now she enters the world stage in Buenos Aires. Rathkeale AC and her many supporters wish her the very best of luck, and hope she enjoys the invaluable experience and culture of the Games, with over 200 countries and 4,000 athletes competing in 32 sports.