Hometown: Swords, Co. Dublin
Classification: T13 - Visually Impaired
A member of Clonliffe Harriers Athletics Club, Greta made her debut for the Irish Para-Athletics team in June 2016 when she competed in the IPC Athletics European Championships in Grosseto, Italy. There, she competed in the T13 1,500m final and came home with a bronze medal after a fantastic run.
At the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games she placed third in her heat and advanced to the final where she ran a lifetime best time of 4:45.06 finishing an impressive fourth place; a tremendous achievement.
A student of International Relations in DCU, Greta started her running career thanks to her parents. Originally from Lithuania she is a triplet and has a condition called retinopathy brought about by being in a incubator at birth. She moved to Ireland in 2010 and became an Irish citizen in 2015.