Tuesday 14 August 2018

WATCH: More athletics joy for Ireland as Sommer Lecky takes silver in the high jump at the under-20 World Championships

Sommer Lecky
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Following on from the stunning silver won by out ladies 4x100 relay team yesterday, high jumper Sommer Lecky has won silver as the World U-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland.

Lecky cleared 1.90m to add 4cm to her personal best and take a global medal.

The Finn Valley athlete's exploits come just 24 hours after Molly Scott, Gina Akpe-Moses, Ciara Neville and Patience Jumbo-Gula ran a national under-20 record time of 43.90 to finish second in the final of the 4x100m.

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