Tir Chonaill’s Lucy McGlynn begins her World U20 Athletic Championship journey later today in Columbia.
The 17 year old sprinter will be involved in the sixth heat of the 400m hurdles and she is due on track in Cali after 6pm Irish time.
The first three in each heat and the six fastest losers qualify for the semi-finals.
Lucy will also run the 100m hurdles heats on Thursday.
Her coach Eamonn Harvey is also in Columbia as is Finn Valley’s Neil Martin who is the Irish Team Manager.