Olympic Team Members

Name Thomas Barr
Club Ferrybank A.C.
Coach Hayley and Drew Harrison
Olympic Event(s) 400m Hurdles
PB 47.97 (2016)
Career Highlights
  • World    Student    Games    champion     in     2015
  • European     bronze  medallist  in  2018  but  his  greatest  performance   came   at   the   Rio   Olympics
  • broke the Irish record and was just pipped  for  bronze at Rio Olympics. 
  • Qualified  for  Tokyo  by  running  a  big  season’s  best  at  the  Paavo  Nurmi  Games  in  Finland,  his  fastest  time  since winning that European bronze in 2018.
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Name Michelle Finn
Club Leevale AC
Coach Feidhlim Kelly

Olympic Event(s)

3,000m Steeplechase
PB 9:29.25 (June 7, 2021)

Career Highlights

  • Michelle   narrowly   missed   the   podium   at   World Student Games in 2013 and made her Olympic debut in 2016 but has found brilliant form this summer, running her three fastest times  ever  in  June  2021. 
  • Her  PB  of    9:29.25  in Finland knocked a whopping nine seconds off  her  PB  and  was  less  than  a  second  off  Roisin    McGettigan’s    long-standing    Irish    record  of  9:28.29.  She  also  ran  a  1500m  PB  (4:23.28) in 2021.

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Name Sophie Becker
Club Raheny Shamrock AC

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Jeremy Lyons
Olympic Event(s) Mixed 4x400m Relay
PB 52:32 (Belfast, 29 May2021)
Career Highlights
  • Ran an a PB of 52:32 this year,  putting  her  fifth  on  the  Irish  all-time  list. 
  • She  was  part  of  the  women’s  4x200m  team  that  was  second  at  the  World  Relay  Championships in Poland in May, in a national record of 1:35.93.
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Name Chris O’Donnell
Club North Sligo AC
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Olympic Event(s) Mixed 4x400m relay
PB 45:55 (June 29, 2021)
Career Highlights
  • A     talented     soccer     player     before     he     concentrated   on   athletics,   the   three-time   national   400m   champion   went   third   on   the  Irish  all-time  list  with  a  stunning  45.55  in  Lucerne  this  summer,  knocking  over  half  a  second off his PB.
  • Part of team that secured the mixed relay qualification in Poland in May with a 3:16.84 national record. 
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