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Eve McMahon nominated for RTÉ Sport Young Sportsperson of the Year

by Irish Sailing 9 Dec 2022 09:38 GMT
Eve McMahon © Irish Sailing

Five emerging stars have been shortlisted for the RTÉ Sport Young Sportsperson of the Year award and among this list sits Irish Sailing's very own Eve McMahon. Each athlete has been selected as 2022 saw their careers reach new heights.

This comes from Eve's year of success on the water as she won a hat-trick of Gold Medals.

  • She retained gold at the ILCA6 Youth World Championships in Houston, Texas.
  • Gold at the Allianz Youth Sailing World Championships in the Hague, Netherlands
  • Gold at the European Youth ILCA6 Championship in Greece

Irish Sailing are extremely proud of Eve's successes over the past season, especially as they all came alongside sitting her leaving cert.

Rhasidat Adeleke, James Culhane, Israel Olatunde and Lisa O'Rourke have also been nominated for the accolade, with the winner set to be announced live on RTÉ One on Saturday night, 17 December.

See more about the awards here.

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