Monday 27 February 2017

Gymnastics - Kirsty Devlin

15 November 2014; Kirsty Devlin, Gymnastics Rhythmic SALTO Gymnastics Club. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***
15 November 2014; Kirsty Devlin, Gymnastics Rhythmic SALTO Gymnastics Club. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Ahead of the Special Olympics in LA next month, we are profiling all of our athletes taking part.

NAME: Kirsty Devlin

AGE: 20

SPORT COMPETITION AT GAMES: Rhythmic Gymnastics

CLUB DETAILS: Salto Gymnastics Club

QUESTIONS:

1) WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU TO BE AN ATHLETE WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS IRELAND?

I like being part of a team and it is really good.

2) WHAT ARE YOUR SPORTS AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH YOUR CLUB?

Rhythmic Gymnastics.

3) WHAT TYPE OF TRAINING AND PREPARATION ARE YOU DOING FOR THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?

Friday nights and once a month with the Irish squad.

4) HOW DID YOU FEEL WHEN YOU WERE SELECTED TO REPRESENT YOUR CLUB AND COUNTRY AT THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?

My Mammy told me and I am really happy.

5) WHAT IS YOUR BEST MEMORY ABOUT YOUR TIME WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS?

I have travelled to Games around Ireland but the Ireland Games 2014 were the best.

6) FINALLY, CAN YOU TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF (HOBBIES, PASTIMES ETC) AND YOUR FAMILY?

I like swimming.

I have one Brother Ian.  I work in a café.

 

 

 

 

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