Michelle Finn Receives Cork City Sports Athlete Of The Month Award

Leevale athlete Michelle Finn receives the Cork City Sports athlete of the month award for July.

Competing at the Letterkenny AC International Track & Field meet in July, Michelle ran the 3K steeplechase in a time of 9:43.03 which gave her well inside the qualification standard for the World Championships in Beijing (9:44) and 2016 Olympic Games in Rio (9:45)

Since competing in Beijing, Michelle has won the Evening Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon. Leading from the start, she opened up a commanding lead to win in a time of 21:26

Just last Sunday Michelle won the County Senior Cross Country Championship, leading the Leevale women’s team to victory.

The Cork City Sports Athlete Of The Month award is co-sponsored by, The Evening Echo, 96/103FM and The River Lee Hotel.