Michaela is a Thrower who throws the Hammer and Shot Put for Ireland. 


The highlight of Michaela’s career so far was winning a Bronze Medal in the Hammer at the European Juniors in Italy in 2017. Michaela has competed at a number of major Championships and has been a finalist in the Shot Put at the World Juniors, the World Youths, European Youth Olympic Trials and EYOF. Michaela finished in 6th place at the World Youth Olympics in the shot put in 2014. She also won the Hammer at the Hallesche Werfertage in Germany in 2017. She has also represented Ireland at the European Winter Throws in the Hammer and Shot Put for the last four years. 

Michaela is currently the Irish Senior Champion and the Irish University Champion in both the Hammer and Shot Put. She also holds the Irish u23 Hammer record and the Irish u20 Shot put and Hammer record. 

This year Michaela is targeting the European U23 Championships in Sweden in July.

She is currently in first year in Dublin City University where she is on scholarship and studying physical education and biology.



PB- Hammer 64.57m 

        Shot put - 16.13 

Coach - Shot put - Michael Heneghan 

              Hammer - Paddy Kelly and Sean Egan

Club-Swinford AC (Mayo, Ireland ) 

Interests - Travelling, Baking and Music

Follow Michaela:

Twitter: @michaelawalsh

Instagram: @michaela_walshx