Local involvement at this years Olympics in Tokyo has been boosted further.
Sprinters Marcus Lawler from Carlow & Kilkennys Clionna Manning have been officially selected to be apart of Team Ireland.
Marcus will running the 200m sprint and Clionna contesting for a place on the Mixed 4 x 400m Relay team. Both events will occur on the second week of the games which runs from Friday 30 July to Sunday 8 August.
Officially selected to represent Ireland at the Tokyo Olympic Games 🇯🇵
To the people in my corner and the people who have backed me all the way I owe a massive thank you!
— Marcus Lawler (@marcus_lawler) July 8, 2021
Sam Watson from Carlow also competes on the equestrian front.
Marcus will speak with us on KCLR Scoreline this coming Sunday from 2pm.