Jade Williams lands Bronze at the European Youth Olympic Festival

26 July 2017

Hammer thrower Jade Williams (Shercock AC / Neil Williams) followed on from an excellent weekend for local athletes with a stunning performance and bronze medal at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Hungary (Tuesday 25th July 2017).

The Irish Schools Champion landed a throw of 58.62m to secure 3rd place in the (3kg) Under 17 event.

Northern Ireland’s Alex Boyd (Lagan Valley AC / Jim McKeown) is also competing at the prestigious festival, which has been the breeding ground for several superstars.  Alex will race in the 1500m final later today (Wednesday 26th July 2017).

Source: NiRunning