# Rhasidat Adeleke

Last month
March 2023
# in the medals
Rising star Rhasidat Adeleke takes home silver at NCAA Championships in Albuquerque
It took a sensational run from Britton Wilson to deny Adeleke gold.
# in the medals
Rising star Rhasidat Adeleke forced to settle for silver at NCAA Championships
It took a sensational run from Britton Wilson to deny Adeleke gold.
# Rhasidat Adeleke
'I’d rather people expect things from me than not believe in me at all'
Record-breaking Rhasidat Adeleke speaks to The42 about exceeding her own expectations and her ultimate ambition: next year’s Paris Olympics.
This year
# World Class
Rhasidat Adeleke beats her own Irish 400m record
20-year-old underlines her talent to also set an NCAA record.
# Rising Star
Sensational Rhasidat Adeleke smashes Irish 400m record
Adeleke set a new world leading time and the third-fastest in NCAA history in New Mexico on Saturday.
# Athletics
Rhasidat Adeleke sets new Irish national indoor record with blistering run
Dubliner wins college 200m in Albuquerque in 22.52 seconds.
Last year
# Unbelievable
'It's my time, it's our time, it's everybody's time' - Adeleke brings more Irish joy
The 19-year-old star broke her own Irish record with a fifth-place finish in the European 400m final tonight.
# Wrap
Mark English qualifies for 800m World semi-finals as Adeleke narrowly misses out on 400m final
Olympian Chris O’Donnell was also in action, finishing seventh in the semi-finals of the 400m.
# the irish in oregon
Adeleke and O'Donnell storm through to 400m semi-finals at World Championships
There was disappointment, however, for Sophie Becker.
# team ireland
Ireland finish eighth in 4x400m World Championship final
The Dominican Republic took gold in Oregon ahead of the Netherlands and the United States.
# Talent
Teenage sensation Adeleke breaks another Irish record Stateside
The 19-year-old clocked 50.70 in her outdoor debut over 400m.
# Athletics
Rhasidat Adeleke runs fastest-ever Irish 200m indoor time
Adeleke’s 22.85(A*) will be a new Irish record, subject to ratification.
# start as you mean to go
Rhasidat Adeleke makes blistering start to 2022
The Irish teen broke new ground Stateside.
# Star
The Irish teen with the world at her feet
Rhasidat Adeleke on a memorable year in which she won two gold medals at the European Athletics U20 Championships and moved to Texas.
All time
# Rising Stars
The six nominees revealed for RTÉ Young Sportperson of the Year
The awards take place next Saturday night on RTÉ One.
# Game Recognise Game
'Her time will come' - Sonia O'Sullivan eases up on Adeleke Olympics omission anger
The Cork legend recently hit out at ‘one of the worst decisions ever made by Athletics Ireland’.
# Strong Showing
Irish athletes fall short of more medals at U20 European Championships
Bandon AC’s Diarmuid O’Connor finished fourth in the decathlon.
# Super Saturday
Rising stars Adeleke, McPhillips and Griggs deliver gold medals for Ireland at U20 European Championships
A remarkable day sees Ireland leading the medal table.
# Golden Girl
Adeleke: 'I’m just so happy to be able to come here and perform and do my country proud'
The Tallaght AC sensation stormed to glory at the European U20 Championships this evening.
# Take a Bow
Ireland's Rhasidat Adeleke wins gold medal at European U20 Championships
The Tallaght AC athlete ran a time of 11.34 in the 100m in Tallinn, and later finished first in her 200m heat.
# European U20s
Rhasidat Adeleke coasts through to U20 100m final
Cian McPhillips and Nick Griggs also stood out among the Irish athletes.
# neck and neck
Healy holds off Adeleke in nail-biting finish to complete 400m and 200m double
Both finished the race inside 23 seconds.
# Athletics
13th national title for Healy, Adeleke and Olatunde win 100ms in style as big guns shine in Santry
Morton Stadium is hosting this weekend’s Irish Life Health National Senior Championships.
# Teenage Kicks
18-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke sets new Irish 200m record
The talented Dubliner bettered Phil Healy’s time at the Big 12 Championship in Manhattan last night.
# Stay or Go?
Irish sprint star Adeleke on the Leaving Cert rollercoaster and her big decision on the next chapter
The 17-year-old sensation has had a crazy few months – and there’s much more to come.
# bandon bullet
Phil Healy sets National Indoor Championship record
The Cork native produced a performance that boosted her ranking points as she bids to secure qualification for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
# Rapid Rise
'Without faith, I don’t know if I would have been able to believe that I could have done something'
Ireland’s 17-year-old sprint sensation Rhasidat Adeleke on athletics, the Leaving Cert and what’s next.
# gold standard
Golden girl Adeleke seals sprint double at European Youth Olympics
The teenager produced another hugely impressive performance to claim 200 metres gold.
# Award Season
RTÉ confirm nominees for 2018 Team of the Year and Young Sportsperson of the Year
The winners will be unveiled on Saturday night in Dublin.
# Golden Girls
Ireland's Golden Girls: Healy and Adeleke will always remember their summer in Gyor
Two of Irish athletics’ rising stars look back on their gold medal-winning achievements at the U18 European Championships.
# Gold
15-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke storms to 200m gold for Ireland at European Championships
The Dublin teenager stormed to victory in the 200m final on Saturday evening in Hungary.