rish Youth Olympic Team will be represented by 25 athletes in eight sports:
Athletics: Kate Veale 5k walk, Mark English 1000m
Boxing: Ryan Burnett (Mens light fly,48kg) and Joe Ward (Mens Middle 75kg)
Rebecca Barry (Laurel Hill, Catholic Institute); Chloe Brown (Nendrum College, North Down); Lucy Camlin GK (Ballyclare HS; Pegasus); Amy Cooke (Ballyclare HS; Lisnagarvey); Leah Ewart, (Royal School Armagh; Armagh); Gemma Fraser (Omagh HS; Omagh); Katie Morris (Strathearn GS and Lisnagarvey); Jenna Holmes GK, (Carrickfergus; Randalstown); Lisa McCarthy, (Mount Anville, Railway Union); Kerri McDonald, (Banbridge Academy; Dromore); Antonia McGrath, (Ursuline Convent, Cork Harlequins); Lucy McKee, (Banbridge Academy; Armagh); Katie Mullin, (Dalraida, Ballymoney); Roisin Upton, (Crescent College Comprehensive, Catholic Institute);Emily Beattie (Alexandra College and Old Alex HC) and Joanne Orr (Royal School Armagh and Armagh ).
Modern Pentahlon: Emily Greenan
Rowing: Denise Walsh
Sailing: Sophie Murphy
Tennis: John Morrissey
Triathlon: Laura Casey
The Youth Olympic Games will create a lasting sport, culture and education legacy for young athletes around the world.
The team will be led by OCI sports director and Chef de Mission Martin Burke.
Full details of the team and performance support staff will be announced shortly.