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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Thomas Barr

This week
4th June 2023 - 7th June 2023
# Athletics
Andrew Coscoran wins 1500m at FBK Games, Sarah Lavin runs season's best
Thomas Barr, Sharlene Mawdsley and Luke McCann were also in action in the Netherlands on Sunday.
Last month
May 2023
# Review
Mixed fortunes for Irish trio in Doha
Thomas Barr, Mark English and Sarah Lavin were all in action today.
Last year
# Wrap
Barr misses out on 400m hurdles final spot, while English and Finn progress
Mark English is through to the semi-finals of the 800m while Michelle Finn will compete in the 3,000m steeplechase final.
# Athletics
Thomas Barr wins 400m hurdles heat at European Championships
The Waterford athlete has progressed to the semi-finals in Munich.
# Disappointment
Thomas Barr rues 'my worst race' as he exits World Championship at semi-final stage
There was also added disappointment for Andrew Coscoran, who finished 12th in his 1500m semi-final.
# Oregon 2022
Thomas Barr advances to semi-finals of 400m hurdles in Oregon
Barr ran a season’s best of 49.15 for second place to secure an automatic qualifying spot
All time
# Unlucky
Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles
Ireland had lodged an objection against Italy’s Alessandro Sibilio.
# Update
Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track
Belfast boxer Walsh provided a memorable moment on another busy morning for Team Ireland in Tokyo.
# qualified
Thomas Barr advances to semi-finals of 400m hurdles
Barr finished second in his heat to world record holder Karsten Warholm of Norway.
# tokyo 2020
After Rio exploits, big hopes to raise the Barr in 'one of the hottest events on the track'
Thomas Barr loves rising to the occasion of a big championships. It’s time to do so at the 2020 Olympic Games.
Sprinter Leon Reid included in Irish athletics team for Olympics
Meanwhile Cork’s Phil Healy is set to compete in three events in Tokyo.
# going to the games
Thomas Barr and Michelle Finn qualify for Olympics with brilliant performances at Finland event
Barr ran his fastest time since winning bronze at the 2018 European Championships.
# tokyo drift
Irish Olympian Barr: 'There’s no point in worrying about what you can’t control'
The Waterford man on all things Tokyo as uncertainty reigns over the rescheduled Games.
# Adaptation
The former footballer set to be one of Sligo's first Olympians
Chris O’Donnell was a part of the mixed 4x400m relay team that sealed Ireland’s qualification earlier this month.
# History makers
Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final
And having qualified for the Olympics yesterday, Ireland’s mixed 4x400m team finished seventh in their final.
# Thomas Barr
Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas'
Thomas Barr also discusses adjusting to lockdown and current drug-testing procedures.
# Setback
Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships
Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.
# Going Well
Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships
Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.
# back to his best
Thomas Barr records his second-fastest time of the season at Zurich 400m hurdles
Barr is returning to his best ahead of the World Athletics Championships held in Qatar next month.
# on fire
Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League
Thomas Barr and Sarah Healy were also flying the flag in Birmingham.
# a year to go
Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins
The Waterford hurdler resumes his season at the National Athletics Championships this weekend.
# Athletics
Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome
The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.
# Athletics
Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm
The Waterford native finished third in the 400m hurdles this evening.
# Diamond League
'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China
The 26-year-old now turns his attention to the IAAF World Championships at the end of September.
# mid-race collision
Disastrous start for Ireland in Glasgow as Greene takes a fall and Barr finishes last
It’s the opening day of the European Indoor Championships.
# glasgow 2019
Boost for Barr as world champion pulls out of this weekend's European Indoors
Pavel Maslak has been denied the opportunity to compete for a fourth straight 400m title through illness.
# Athletics
Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors
A strong Irish team of 16 athletes has been chosen for next month’s European Indoor Athletics Championships.
# Wrap
Thomas Barr drops out of 400m final after being knocked off balance at national indoors
Meanwhile, there were gold medals for Rhasidat Adeleke, Mark English, Leon Reid and Phil Healy among others.
# indoor activites
Barr hoping to bring the heat to first indoor season on long road to Doha
The European bronze medallist is targeting qualification for the European Indoor Championships in March.
# Multi-talented
Ulster wing Sexton among the winners at Athletics Ireland awards
Thomas Barr was crowned Athlete of the Year at today’s ceremony in Dublin.
# wunderbarr
'It's a relief for it to finally happen because I've been promising it for so long'
No longer the nearly man, Thomas Barr has become Ireland’s man for the big occasion after ending the summer as a European bronze medallist.
# human hurdle
Barr forced to take flight but Ireland's relay team just miss out on final spot
Young team upbeat about their performance in Berlin despite the disappointment of a fifth place finish.
# fan club
'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking' - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal
Thomas Barr’s family were in Berlin to cheer him on to a fantastic bronze medal in the 400m hurdles final.
# Thar Barr Superstar
'I was sitting in my bedroom thinking, "Come on, let me at them, let me go"'
Thomas Barr ran the second-fastest time of his career to take bronze in Berlin.
# medal alert
Brilliant Barr makes history as he wins European Championship bronze
The Waterford native produced a brilliant performance in Berlin.
# more in the tank
'I knew I had strength there and I used it': Thomas Barr finishes strong to power into European final
The Waterford man is confident he can post a faster 400m hurdle time in Thursday’s final.
# Results
Thomas Barr runs championship best time as he storms to an eighth national title in Santry
Ciara Mageean claimed an 800m and 1500m double on day two at the Irish Life Health National Senior Athletics Championships.
# looking good
Watch: Thomas Barr beats his season's best time to strengthen medal hopes for European Championships
The Waterford man ran the 400m hurdles in under 49 seconds.
# Top Of The Tree
Watch: Thomas Barr storms from second-last to win 400m hurdles in season's best time
The Waterford man produced a stunning finish on the home stretch to claim the win at Lucerne.
# getting better
Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League
The Waterford native finished eighth with a time of 49.53.