Thursday, July 26, 2012
Pictured above is well known Sligo AC athlete, coach and former Chairman Ray Flynn,
the Calry native is a fantastic ambassador for athletics and this can be seen every Tuesday and Thursday evening at the Sligo IT athletic track where Ray can be found passing on his wealth of knowledge to the younger and upcoming Sligo AC stars. Ray him self was a very competitive athlete both at long distance running having a PB of 2:38 in the Dublin City Marathon but most notably at his beloved Race walking where Ray really shone on the local and international stage. Ray is now preparing to attend his 4th Olympic Games and for this Olympics he will be attending as Chairman of High Performance Athletics Ireland, Ray will also be accompanying 3 of his Race walking stars which under Ray's expert tuition qualified for the London games. We at Sligo AC want to take this opportunity firstly to thank Ray for all his hard work, dedication and commitment to Sligo AC throughout the years and wish him and all his Team Ireland athletes the very best of luck in London and we will all be shouting for your success.