Sports Star 2022

Echo Sports Awards 2022

All of our monthly sports stars are in the running for The Echo Sports Star of the Year award.

The Echo Sports Awards are supported by the South Dublin County Sports Partnership and South Dublin County Council.


January Sports Star

Rhasidat Adeleke

Competing for the University of Texas at the Clemson Invite in South Carolina, Tallaght sprinter Rhasidat Adeleke became the first Irish female athlete to break the 37-second barrier when she clocked 36.87. She later set new Irish women’s indoor 200m and 60m records before the latter was won back by Molly Scott only last weekend.

February Sports Star

Ellen Walshe

Templeogue's Ellen Walshe certainly announced her arrival at University of Tennessee with a dominant performance at last month’s SEC Swimming & Diving Championships staged in Jones Aquatics Centre in Knoxville.