If I Continue To Work Hard I’ll Get To Where I Want To Be
This was the mantra Sarah Healy announced in an interview last year with her.ie. Fast forward a year-and-a-half and Sarah has now qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Sarah was a member of Blackrock Athletic Club from the age of 8 – 18 before going to University College Dublin.
After a series of brilliant performances in recent times, Sarah won the 1500 meter race with a personal best of 04:07:78 in Gothenburg.
Sarah Healy Achieves Personal Best in Gothenburg
Very impressive 1500m victory for Sarah Healy in Gothenburg. Set a new personal best of 4:07.78. pic.twitter.com/71ELTFC89A
— PJ Browne (@P_J_Browne) June 2, 2021
Recently in Santry
Sarah recently claimed her first senior outdoor 1500m title with a brilliant performance in the national final which strengthened her Olympic qualification hopes.
Sarah Healy (UCD) stretches her lead on the last 200m to win her first Senior Women’s 1500m National Title in 4:15.08 with potential Olympic dreams on the horizon 👏
🥈Nadia Power (DCH) 4:18.34
🥉Roisin Flanagan (Camen Runners) 4:18.99 pic.twitter.com/WK92zKQeaG
— Athletics Ireland (@irishathletics) June 26, 2021
At 20, Sarah will be the youngest member of the Irish Olympic team making their debut. A truly amazing achievement Sarah, well done!
More to follow…