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 paralympics.ie 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 Journal.ie website reported on Greta following her bronze medal in the European Championships in May: