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Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month January 2019 - Alex Wright

Alex Wright is Cork City Sports Athletes of the Month for January 2019

River Lee Hotel

Tuesday February 19th 2019

 

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Alex Wright Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month for January 2019


The award was presented to Alex at a function at the River Lee hotel, on Tuesday February 19th 2019


This is Alex Wright's third Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month award, having previously received it in July 2014 and January 2017

 

The Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month Award is sponsored by 96FM/C103FM, The Evening Echo, The River Lee, Cork Crystal and Leisureworld

 

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The Cork City Sports Athlete for the Month of January 2019 is Alex Wright (Leevale AC)

 

 

 

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Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month - January 2019 - Award Citation

Alex Wright (Leevale AC) is the Cork City Sports Athlete for the month of January. Alex won two international walk titles during the month. In the middle of the month, he won the Andalusia 10k Walk Championship. He followed this up, the following week, with another victory in the Elan Indoor 5000m walk in Bratislava.

Subsequently Alex broke the Irish 3000m walk record at the AAI Indoor Games, at the National Indoor Arena in Dublin.

Last weekend, Alex broke his own Irish Indoor 5000m Race Walk record, at the National Indoor Championships, when winning the National Indoor 5000m Race Walk, in a time of 18:50.70

 

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Alex Wright with his wife Lauren, and Canice Kennedy

 

Photos

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Alex Wright with Cork City Sports and sponsor representatives: River Lee, 96/103FM, and Cork Crystal


22 Photos on Cork Athletics Flickr! Account


 

Videos

 

Alex Wright Interviewed by John Walshe & John Quigley

 




Liam O'Brien, Technical Director, Cork City Sports reading the Award Citation

Alex Wright Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month January 2019 Award Citation from Webmaster - Cork Athletics on Vimeo.

 

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