Rhasidat Adeleke Nominee for RTE Young Sportperson of the Year


Rhasidat Adeleke has been revealed as a nominee for the RTE Young Sportperson of the Year. 

The sprinting sensation won double gold at the U20 European Athletics Championships this year in Tallinn.

At 19 she became the first athlete since Jodie Williams a decade ago to win the 100m-200m double at the event. The Dubliner also broke the Irish 200m record with a time of 22.90 seconds.

Rhasidat began her athletics career in Tallaght Ac and is currently in the United States. 

Athletics Ireland send their Congratulations and best wishes to Rhasidat and her family on this momentous achievement. 

For the full list of nominees please click here.  

Rhasidat pictured at the Tallinn 2021 European Athletics U20 Championships. Picture from Sportsfile. 

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