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17/09/2004 LORETO ATHLETE SET FOR COMMONWEALTH YOUTH GAMES

Elizabeth McWilliams, a final year student at Loreto College Coleraine, is among five athletes who have recently been selected to represent Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Youth Games.

The Games will take place in Bendigo, Melbourne, Australia, beginning on 29th November 2004, and will see 1000 athletes compete for 586 medals in ten sports. Elizabeth, an accomplished athlete at local, national and international level, will compete in the 800m event.

As further testimony to her talent, dedication and promise, Elizabeth was recently one of eight young athletes from throughout the United Kingdom selected to train with double Olympic Gold Medallist Kelly Holmes at her training base in Potchesfstroon, South Africa, from 25th October to 20th November.

Elizabeth was congratulated on these tremendous achievements and wished well for success in Australia by Loreto College Principal Mr Brian Leneha, on behalf of all the staff and students of the school.

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