Cork Woman: 25 year old Phil Healy hauls from Ballineen Cork
Ireland’s Fastest Woman: Holds the 100m & 200m Irish Record and 200m Indoor Irish Record. The Irish International sprinter set a new Irish Record of 11.28 in June 2018, she followed this up by setting a new 200m record of 22.99 in July 2018. In 2020 Phil set a new Irish Indoor record when winning the Athlone Indoor Grand Prix. These incredible achievement has cemented her claim as sprinting queen of Ireland.
Resilient: In 2019 12 weeks after breaking her foot while walking down a cobbled street, Phil Healy stepped onto the track for the 200m at World University Championships in the Stadio San Paolo in Naples. It was pure steely determination which created minor miracle for Phil Healy to not only be back on the track but competing at a major world championships.
Going Viral: Known for her gutsy attitude to racing a video of Phil winning the final leg of the 4 x 400 metre Irish University Championships in 2016 went viral around the world as the ‘ultimate come back’.
Stem: A Waterford Institute of Technology Scholarship athlete, she is currently studying a master’s in Enterprise Computer Software.