Former two-time Olympian Danny McDaid will launch this 12 months’s Donegal Sports activities Star Awards.
McDaid, who remains to be an integral a part of Letterkenny AC even at 82 years of age, will assist launch the awards on Monday evening with issues getting underway at 6pm on the Mount Errigal Resort.
Awards Chairperson Grace Boyle mentioned it was becoming that Danny McDaid ought to have the honour.
“Danny has completed all of it in athletics reaching the top of his profession within the sport by representing Eire at two Olympic Video games and captaining the Irish Cross-Nation group at 9 World Championships. He has a really lengthy and constant affiliation with the Donegal Sports activities Star Awards going again to the primary ever perform within the Milford Inn in 1976 when he received the athletics class.”
Danny McDaid mentioned it was an honour to be requested to launch the awards. “I received an award the primary time it was held in 1976 so it’s an incredible honour now to launch the awards for 2023. I did the displays in 1984 after I stepped in for Maeve Kyles after which was inducted into the Corridor of Fame in 2011. It’s an incredible occasion and I’ve been to it yearly apart from the instances I used to be away at athletics occasions.”
Danny is a former winner of the Donegal Sports activities Star Award in 1979, coming after two Olympics appearances within the Nineteen Seventies.
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