Kerry Athlete Wins Bronze at the Para European Championships

A Kerry athlete has won bronze at the Para European Championships.

Jordan Lee of Killarney Valley AC took third place in the T46/T4 High Jump in Berlin earlier today, with a jump of 1.75 metres.

This was Jordan’s first time competing in the European Championships

Gold and silver have gone to France and Spain.


Meanwhile Derry sprinter Jason Smyth looks well on course to add another medal to the haul tonight.

The 200 metre gold winner easily won his heat to qualify for the T13 100 metre final, running a championship record of 10.87 seconds.

Two more Irish take to the track in the evening session.

Lisburn’s David Leavy goes in the final of the men’s 15-hundred metres T-38, while, Patrick Monahan goes in the 800-metres T-53.