Nadia Power

Nadia Power

Competed in the 2020 Olympic Games in 800m

 

European U23 Bronze 800m Medallist 2019

 

Irish U23 800m Record Holder

 

Studying marketing in Dublin City University

 

From Templeogue, Dublin

Nadia Power

Detailed Bio

 

24-year-old Nadia Power grew up and lives in Templeogue, Dublin. She had a breakthrough season in 2021 qualifying for her first Olympic Games in Tokyo in the 800m.  Consistently delivering quality performance in the indoor season including breaking the Irish Indoor 800m record twice, first running 2:02.44 and then to 2:00.98 and finished second overall in the World Tour table.

 

Nadia began athletics at eight years of age in her local club moving from sprint up to middle distances.  She has represented Ireland at Youth and U20 levels with her first medal success at the U23 European Championships in 2019. The Dublin woman set a New Irish U23 record in 2020 as well as securing a win in the World Athletics Continental Tour in Zagreb.

 

At a younger age, she enjoyed playing camogie and was on the Dublin development teams and won the Division 1 Dublin U14 Feile and U16 championship with her team, St. Judes. A Dublin City University scholarship athlete she is her final year of her degree studying Marketing, Innovation and Technology. She has called for the continuous conversation regarding racism so we can all do better and be better.

 

Key Achievements

 

  • 2021: Competed in her Olympic Games. Set a new Irish indoor 800m with a time of 2:02.44, and further improved on this time at the World Indoor Tour in Poland running 2:00.98,
  • 2020: Set a new Irish U23 800m record of 2:01.01 in Rovereto, Italy. Won the 800m at World Athletics Continental Tour in Zagreb running 2:02.08. Set a personal indoor best of 2.05.62 and won her first senior title at the national indoor championships
  • 2019: European U23 800m Bronze Medal, 2019. Ran personal best in the 800m of 2:02:39 & in the 1500m of 4:13:93
  • 2017: Running a personal nest to qualify for the u20 European 1500m final
  • 2015: Qualified for World Youth Championships by running a personal best by 5 seconds over the 1500m