Best of luck, Greta!

We would like to wish past pupil. Greta Streimikyte, every success participating in the Paralympics starting soon in Rio. Greta completed her Leaving Certificate Applied in 2013 and is now a student of International Relations in DCU. She is running in the 1500m (T13 clasification) heats on Thursday, 8 September at approximately 3.30pm Irish time.. The final is on Saturday, 10 September at approximately 3.10pm.

The website further adds:
This will be Greta's first Paralympic Games.
She won a bronze medal at the 2016 European Championships.
A member of Clonliffe Harriers Athletics Club, Greta made her debut for the Irish Para-Athletics team in June 2016 when she competed at the 2016 Para-Athletics European Championships in Grosseto, Italy. There, she competed in the T13 1500m final and came home with a bronze medal after a fantastic run.

The website reported on Greta following her bronze medal in the European Championships in May:

Greta Streimikyte relaxes after training
Greta Streimikyte (from


Go Gretta!