Noelle Lenihan

 
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DOB: 04/11/1999
Hometown:  Charleville, Cork
Disability Group: Cerebral Palsy


One of the youngest members of the team, Noelle made her debut on the international stage at the IPC World Athletics Championships in Doha at the end of 2015. She made her mark immediately, claiming a silver medal at the event and setting a new world record with some fantastic throwing. This success followed on from a hugely successful competition in Berlin and the IPC Grand Prix where she finished positioned third in the world. She was recently named as one of IPC’s ‘Athletes to Watch’ for Rio 2016. Noelle lived up to the hype by setting a new world record on her way to winning a gold medal in the F38 discus at the 2016 IPC Athletics World CHampionships in Grosseto, Italy.