Picture Special: Olympic hero meets LAC Juvenile Athletes

first_imgLetterkenny Athletic Clubs Juvenile Athletes were delighted when Irish Olympian Ronnie Delaney paid them a visit.Ronnie is Ireland’s only ever Olympic Track & Field Gold Medalist, winning gold at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne in the 1500 metres event.Photo Darren CrossanRonnie also competed at the 1954 European Athletics Championships in Bern and the Summer Olympics 1960 in Rome. After the Olympics, Ronnie earned a bronze medal in the 1500 metres event in Stockholm at the 1958 European Athletics Championships.This week, Ronnie has also been spotted at Aura Leisure Centre and at Diver’s Garage in Letterkenny!Photography by Darren CrossanPicture Special: Olympic hero meets LAC Juvenile Athletes was last modified: November 20th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more