Michelle Finn is a 3000m Steeplechase athlete and cross country runner from Castlemagner in North Cork. She tried all sports that were available in the area during her school days – lots of team sports, gymnastics and athletics, particularly enjoying training for team sports during this time. However, after receiving a scholarship to Western Kentucky University, she ended up focusing more on athletics. After graduating from WKU, she returned to Ireland and made her first Irish track team. Since then she has represented Ireland numerous times at European and World level.
Hometown: Castlemagner, Co. Cork
Favourite food: Milk! Or yoghurt.
Favourite movie: Witness
Favourite music: Almost anything with good lyrics!
Childhood heros: David Gillick
Favourite athlete: Marcus Lawler
Most rewarding moment in sport:
Running the qualifying standard for the Rio 2016 Olympics
Talents other than sport:
Register for our Olympic Values programmes today to be first inline to book an Ambassador Visit for your school.Register Now