Sommer Lecky shortlisted for RTE Young Sportsperson of the Year award


Finn Valley AC starlet Summer Lecky is one of the nominees for RTE Sport Young Sportsperson of the Year.

The award is open to sportspeople under the age of 20 before 1 January 2018.

The winner will be chosen by senior members of RTÉ Sport and announced live during the awards ceremony this Saturday from 9.20pm on RTÉ One.

Lecky won a silver medal at the World U20 Championships in Finland earlier in the year, jumping at 1.90m to finish second in the high jump.

To see the nominees and a bio for each, click here

Sports writer from St Johnston, now based in Letterkenny, with ten years' experience covering sport in Donegal. Was a nominee for NUJ Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010. Honoured by the Donegal Boxing Board in 2016 for his coverage on the sport.

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