Phil Healy Voted European Athletics Athlete Of The Month
Phil Healy dominated the voting to become the European Athlete of the Month for January, 2018.
Phil is only the second Irish female athlete to be the recipient of such a coveted award. The other Irish athlete being Fionnuala Britton-McCormack for her cross-country achievements.
Phil now joins such other elite athletes as Jessica Ennis-Hill (Olympic & World Champion in Heptathlon), Blanka Vlasic (World Champion in High Jump), Dafne Schippers (World Champion in 200 meters) and Yelena Isinbayeva (Olympic & World Champion in the Pole Vault).
A week after winning the Indoor 400 meters in Vienna with a life time best of 52.08 seconds, Phil beat Natasha Hastings, a double Olympic Gold Medallist, in Karlsruhe.