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Thomas
Barr

400m hurdles, 4x400m Relay
Born July 24, 1992
Age 25
Place of Birth Waterford, Ireland
Club Ferrybank AC
Coach Hayley & Drew Harrison

Thomas is the current Irish senior record holder for the 400m Hurdles (48.90) set in Geneva in 2014. He is a four time national champion in the 400m hurdles and has represented Ireland multiple times in underage and senior competition. Most recently he made the semi-finals in at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich. He placed eight at the U-23 European Track and Field Championships in 2013 and was also a semi finalist at the European Track and Field Championship in 2012. He is the younger brother of Olympian Jessie Barr, Thomas is studying a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Limerick.

Notable Results

European Senior Athletics Championships Zurich 2014 400m Hurdles Semi-Finalist
European U23 Track and Field Championships Italy 2013 400m Hurdles 8th
European Track and Field Championships Helsinki 2012 400m Hurdles Semi-Finalist
European Junior Track and Field Championships, Estonia 2011 400m Hurdles 6th Place
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