Fingal flyer Joshua on fast track to athletics success

Published 11/09/2012 | 17:10

Joshua Kelly, who is a member of Portmarknock Athletic Club.

A YOUNG Portmarnock schoolboy is on the fast track to athletic stardom.

Joshua Kelly from Dal Riada scooped third place in the national Community Games finals in Athlone recently in the U8 60m event. Joshua, who attends St Helen's NS, narrowly lost out to John Ikpotokin from Laois and Lorcan Byrne from Co Meath to claim the bronze medal. The Fingal flyer, who is a member of the newly reformed Portmarnock Athletic Club, had made it through to the national finals at the Athlone Institute Technology campus after claiming top spot in his sprint category the Dublin Community Games finals at Morton Stadium back in June. Anybody wishing to join the new athletics club should visit www.portmarnockathleticclub. for further information.

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