Valley Athletes Leave for Gold Coast

Today Monday two young Finn Valley ac athletes are in the air on their way to Australias Gold Coast to a training camp at Somerset College to finalise prep for the Commonwealth Games 2018 Brisbane .  At 17 years old Sommer Lecky a student at Strabane Acedemy in the high jump competes April 12th in preliminary with focus on making height for final and Dempsey Mc Guigan in the hammer a student at Mississippi Univ. .His second Games having competed in Glasgow 2016 where he qualified for the final . Both athletes bring good form Sommer over 1.86m a pb in the winter winning Irish and Scottish titles and accompanied by her coach Niall Wilkinson . Dempsey recently over 69m in a competition in the States so again a realistic opp to reach final . . Common denominators for both is that there will be family support present indeed they both have had immense sensible support since the early days being introduced into athletics as children .


Gold Coast

Exciting for both and best wishes are extended from all at Finn Valley ac .


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