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#Thomas Barr

# thomas-barr - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles
# Unlucky
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# Unlucky

Appeal fails as Thomas Barr falls short of Olympic final spot in 400m hurdles

Updated Aug 1st 2021, 3:36 PM 64,463 Views 16 Comments

Ireland had lodged an objection against Italy’s Alessandro Sibilio.

# thomas-barr - Friday 30 July, 2021

Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track
# Update
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# Update

Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track

Jul 30th 2021, 6:35 AM 35,655 Views 2 Comments

Belfast boxer Walsh provided a memorable moment on another busy morning for Team Ireland in Tokyo.

Thomas Barr advances to semi-finals of 400m hurdles
# Qualified
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# Qualified

Thomas Barr advances to semi-finals of 400m hurdles

Jul 30th 2021, 4:08 AM 9,186 Views 8 Comments

Barr finished second in his heat to world record holder Karsten Warholm of Norway.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 29 July, 2021

After Rio exploits, big hopes to raise the Barr in 'one of the hottest events on the track'
# Tokyo 2020
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# Tokyo 2020

After Rio exploits, big hopes to raise the Barr in 'one of the hottest events on the track'

Jul 29th 2021, 12:00 PM 6,719 Views 2 Comments

Thomas Barr loves rising to the occasion of a big championships. It’s time to do so at the 2020 Olympic Games.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Sprinter Leon Reid included in Irish athletics team for Olympics
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Sprinter Leon Reid included in Irish athletics team for Olympics

Jul 8th 2021, 8:35 PM 8,147 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile Cork’s Phil Healy is set to compete in three events in Tokyo.

# thomas-barr - Monday 7 June, 2021

Thomas Barr and Michelle Finn qualify for Olympics with brilliant performances at Finland event
# Going To The Games
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# Going To The Games

Thomas Barr and Michelle Finn qualify for Olympics with brilliant performances at Finland event

Jun 7th 2021, 11:03 PM 6,443 Views 1 Comment

Barr ran his fastest time since winning bronze at the 2018 European Championships.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Irish Olympian Barr: 'There’s no point in worrying about what you can’t control'
# Tokyo Drift
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# Tokyo Drift

Irish Olympian Barr: 'There’s no point in worrying about what you can’t control'

Jun 2nd 2021, 12:37 PM 3,028 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford man on all things Tokyo as uncertainty reigns over the rescheduled Games.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 23 May, 2021

The former footballer set to be one of Sligo's first Olympians
# Adaptation
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# Adaptation

The former footballer set to be one of Sligo's first Olympians

May 23rd 2021, 7:00 AM 29,348 Views 2 Comments

Chris O’Donnell was a part of the mixed 4x400m relay team that sealed Ireland’s qualification earlier this month.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final
# History Makers
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# History Makers

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final

Updated May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 82,022 Views 13 Comments

And having qualified for the Olympics yesterday, Ireland’s mixed 4x400m team finished seventh in their final.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas'
# Thomas Barr
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# Thomas Barr

Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas'

May 5th 2020, 8:02 PM 21,018 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Barr also discusses adjusting to lockdown and current drug-testing procedures.

# thomas-barr - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships
# Setback
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# Setback

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships

Sep 28th 2019, 4:24 PM 5,175 Views 3 Comments

Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.

# thomas-barr - Friday 27 September, 2019

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships
# Going Well
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# Going Well

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships

Sep 27th 2019, 8:40 PM 4,702 Views 7 Comments

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Thomas Barr records his second-fastest time of the season at Zurich 400m hurdles
# Back To His Best
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# Back To His Best

Thomas Barr records his second-fastest time of the season at Zurich 400m hurdles

Aug 29th 2019, 9:58 PM 5,536 Views 3 Comments

Barr is returning to his best ahead of the World Athletics Championships held in Qatar next month.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League
# On Fire
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# On Fire

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League

Aug 18th 2019, 4:15 PM 7,196 Views 5 Comments

Thomas Barr and Sarah Healy were also flying the flag in Birmingham.

# thomas-barr - Friday 26 July, 2019

Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins
# A Year To Go
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# A Year To Go

Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins

Jul 26th 2019, 1:02 PM 2,885 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford hurdler resumes his season at the National Athletics Championships this weekend.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome
# Athletics
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# Athletics

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome

Jun 6th 2019, 8:07 PM 3,477 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm
# Athletics
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# Athletics

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm

May 30th 2019, 9:39 PM 7,131 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford native finished third in the 400m hurdles this evening.

# thomas-barr - Saturday 18 May, 2019

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China
# Diamond League
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# Diamond League

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China

May 18th 2019, 2:40 PM 5,140 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old now turns his attention to the IAAF World Championships at the end of September.

# thomas-barr - Friday 1 March, 2019

Disastrous start for Ireland in Glasgow as Greene takes a fall and Barr finishes last
# Mid-race Collision
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# Mid-race Collision

Disastrous start for Ireland in Glasgow as Greene takes a fall and Barr finishes last

Mar 1st 2019, 11:36 AM 36,123 Views 8 Comments

It’s the opening day of the European Indoor Championships.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Boost for Barr as world champion pulls out of this weekend's European Indoors
# Glasgow 2019
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# Glasgow 2019

Boost for Barr as world champion pulls out of this weekend's European Indoors

Feb 27th 2019, 3:37 PM 2,733 Views 5 Comments

Pavel Maslak has been denied the opportunity to compete for a fourth straight 400m title through illness.

# thomas-barr - Monday 18 February, 2019

Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors
# Athletics
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# Athletics

Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors

Feb 18th 2019, 3:22 PM 4,223 Views 2 Comments

A strong Irish team of 16 athletes has been chosen for next month’s European Indoor Athletics Championships.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Thomas Barr drops out of 400m final after being knocked off balance at national indoors
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Thomas Barr drops out of 400m final after being knocked off balance at national indoors

Feb 17th 2019, 9:14 PM 9,745 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, there were gold medals for Rhasidat Adeleke, Mark English, Leon Reid and Phil Healy among others.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Barr hoping to bring the heat to first indoor season on long road to Doha
# Indoor Activites
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# Indoor Activites

Barr hoping to bring the heat to first indoor season on long road to Doha

Jan 23rd 2019, 1:00 PM 2,186 Views 0 Comments

The European bronze medallist is targeting qualification for the European Indoor Championships in March.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Ulster wing Sexton among the winners at Athletics Ireland awards
# Multi-talented
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# Multi-talented

Ulster wing Sexton among the winners at Athletics Ireland awards

Nov 29th 2018, 5:06 PM 7,578 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Barr was crowned Athlete of the Year at today’s ceremony in Dublin.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'It's a relief for it to finally happen because I've been promising it for so long'
# Wunderbarr
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# Wunderbarr

'It's a relief for it to finally happen because I've been promising it for so long'

Sep 11th 2018, 4:55 PM 19,860 Views 2 Comments

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.

# thomas-barr - Friday 10 August, 2018

Barr forced to take flight but Ireland's relay team just miss out on final spot
# Human Hurdle
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# Human Hurdle

Barr forced to take flight but Ireland's relay team just miss out on final spot

Aug 10th 2018, 2:19 PM 14,176 Views 1 Comment

Young team upbeat about their performance in Berlin despite the disappointment of a fifth place finish.

'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking'  - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal
# Fan Club
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# Fan Club

'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking' - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal

Aug 10th 2018, 10:24 AM 6,525 Views 5 Comments

Thomas Barr’s family were in Berlin to cheer him on to a fantastic bronze medal in the 400m hurdles final.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 9 August, 2018

'I was sitting in my bedroom thinking, "Come on, let me at them, let me go"'
# Thar Barr Superstar
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# Thar Barr Superstar

'I was sitting in my bedroom thinking, "Come on, let me at them, let me go"'

Aug 9th 2018, 8:08 PM 8,858 Views 6 Comments

Thomas Barr ran the second-fastest time of his career to take bronze in Berlin.

Brilliant Barr makes history as he wins European Championship bronze
# Medal Alert
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# Medal Alert

Brilliant Barr makes history as he wins European Championship bronze

Aug 9th 2018, 7:20 PM 48,133 Views 59 Comments

The Waterford native produced a brilliant performance in Berlin.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

'I knew I had strength there and I used it': Thomas Barr finishes strong to power into European final
# More In The Tank
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# More In The Tank

'I knew I had strength there and I used it': Thomas Barr finishes strong to power into European final

Aug 7th 2018, 7:34 PM 29,049 Views 10 Comments

The Waterford man is confident he can post a faster 400m hurdle time in Thursday’s final.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Thomas Barr runs championship best time as he storms to an eighth national title in Santry
# Results
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# Results

Thomas Barr runs championship best time as he storms to an eighth national title in Santry

Jul 29th 2018, 10:50 PM 5,105 Views 0 Comments

Ciara Mageean claimed an 800m and 1500m double on day two at the Irish Life Health National Senior Athletics Championships.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Watch: Thomas Barr beats his season's best time to strengthen medal hopes for European Championships
# Looking Good
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# Looking Good

Watch: Thomas Barr beats his season's best time to strengthen medal hopes for European Championships

Jul 22nd 2018, 2:22 PM 6,699 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford man ran the 400m hurdles in under 49 seconds.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Watch: Thomas Barr storms from second-last to win 400m hurdles in season's best time
# Top Of The Tree
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# Top Of The Tree

Watch: Thomas Barr storms from second-last to win 400m hurdles in season's best time

Jul 10th 2018, 8:54 AM 13,228 Views 10 Comments

The Waterford man produced a stunning finish on the home stretch to claim the win at Lucerne.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League
# Getting Better
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# Getting Better

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League

Jun 7th 2018, 11:07 PM 5,338 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford native finished eighth with a time of 49.53.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'It was driven by money' - Irish Olympian Barr backs changes to clamp down on switching nationality
# Transfer Of Allegiance
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# Transfer Of Allegiance

'It was driven by money' - Irish Olympian Barr backs changes to clamp down on switching nationality

Mar 14th 2018, 6:45 AM 6,170 Views 4 Comments

The 400m hurdler believes new measures on the way from the IAAF are ‘a step in the right direction’.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr
# Fitness Challenge
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# Fitness Challenge

Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr

Sep 12th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,739 Views 50 Comments

The Irish 400m hurdler believes PE should become part of the Leaving Certificate.

# thomas-barr - Monday 7 August, 2017

Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals

Aug 7th 2017, 11:08 AM 27,132 Views 29 Comments

The Waterford runner cannot compete due to a vomiting bug.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Thomas Barr has qualified for the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships
# London 2017
From The42
# London 2017

Thomas Barr has qualified for the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships

Aug 6th 2017, 11:52 AM 16,487 Views 9 Comments

Barr automatically qualified for tomorrow’s semi-finals in fourth place after Kyron McMaster was disqualified.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 3 August, 2017

London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships
# London Calling
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# London Calling

London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships

Aug 3rd 2017, 12:17 PM 18,228 Views 6 Comments

Eleven-strong Irish team head to London’s Olympic Park.

# thomas-barr - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships

Jun 24th 2017, 6:29 PM 4,427 Views 2 Comments

Barr clocked a time of 49.73 in the 400m hurdles final in Vaasa.

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