Athletics

Kilkenny’s Lucy Dollard claims bronze medal in Javelin at Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi

The local woman finished up in 7th place in the 100 metres run yesterday

Kilkenny women Lucy Dollard finished up in 7th place in the 100 metres run yesterday at the Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi.

She had already got a bronze medal in the Mini Javelin on Saturday though.

Team Ireland’s medal haul is continuing to rise, they scooped 14 medals yesterday, including gold in the ten-pin bowling doubles event.

Team Ireland are competing in 12 Olympic-style sports, representing 24 counties across the country.

Day five of the week long event has already got underway in Abu Dhabi this morning.

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
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