Finley Daly selected for European Games in Krakow 2023

Sligo AC and NUI Galway athlete Finley Daly has been selected by the Olympic Federation of Ireland to compete in the 3000-metre steeplechase at the European Games in Krakow.

Finley joins forty-three other athletes for Team Ireland travelling to Poland this week for the European Games, where for the first time that it holds European Championship status, with it doubling up as the European Team Championships.

The competition takes place in the Silesian Stadium in Chorzow, and runs from the 20th of June until the 26th of June, with the Irish athletes competing on the first three days.

Team Ireland will be competing in Division Three, with the main objective of the team being to gain enough points and strong enough performances to move into Division Two.

For following countries are in the third division, with Ireland hoping to come out on top: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Malta, Montenegro, Georgia, Armenia, Andorra, Republic of North Macedonia, San Marino, Albania, AASSE (Athletic Association of the Small States of Europe), Azerbaijan, Kosovo, Austria, Ireland and Israel.

Competition for the Division three events will take place in the morning of the first three days; 20, 21 and 22 of June.  The medals in each category will be awarded after athletes in all division have competed, on the 26th of June.

Full team line and further details are available on Team Ireland