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Olympian with links to Cavan encourages women to get involved in winter sports

Mar 13, 2022 11:03 By News Northern Sound
Olympian with links to Cavan encourages women to get involved in winter sports Olympian with links to Cavan encourages women to get involved in winter sports
Elsa Desmond became the first Irish woman to compete at the Winter Olympics in Luge
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An Olympian with strong links to Cavan is encouraging more Irish women to get involved in winter sports.

Elsa Desmond became Ireland's first Olympic luger this year in Beijing.

The NHS doctor who has family in Ballyjamesduff combined training for the Olympics with working on the frontline during the pandemic.

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The 24-year-old told Shannonside Northern Sound she wants to see more Irish women compete at the Winter Olympics.

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