400m hurdles, 4x400m Relay
Born July 24, 1992
Age 30
Place of Birth Waterford, Ireland
Club Ferrybank AC

In 2014, Barr was a semi-finalist at the 2014 European Athletics Championships in the 400 meter hurdles.In 2015, he finished 3rd at the Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix as part of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League. Barr won gold in the 400 metres hurdles at the 2015 World University Games (Summer Universiade) in Gwangju, South Korea with a time of 48.78 seconds. On 15 August at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Barr finished second in his heat of the 400m hurdles in a season best time of 48.93. The following day he broke the Irish record and won his semi-final to qualify for the final in a time of 48.39. He finished fourth in the final, again breaking the Irish record with a time of 47.97. On 9 August 2018, Barr won bronze in the 400m hurdles at the 2018 European Athletics Championships with a season best time of 48.31, his second fastest time ever.

Notable Results

2018 European Athletics Championships 3rd
2016 Rio Summer Olympics 4th
2015 World University Games 1st
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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Thomas Barr earns a podium finish in Sweden

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Thomas Barr Wins Gold at World University Games

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04 / 05 / 15

Thomas Barr Named European Athlete of the Month

08 / 10 / 14

National Athletics Awards Nominations Released

16 / 08 / 14

Two National Records for Irish Team at Euro Champs

21 / 07 / 14

Team Announcement for Zurich 2014


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