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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Thomas Barr

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Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League
The Waterford native finished eighth with a time of 49.53.
'It was driven by money' - Irish Olympian Barr backs changes to clamp down on switching nationality
The 400m hurdler believes new measures on the way from the IAAF are ‘a step in the right direction’.
Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr
The Irish 400m hurdler believes PE should become part of the Leaving Certificate.
Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals
The Waterford runner cannot compete due to a vomiting bug.
Thomas Barr has qualified for the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships
Barr automatically qualified for tomorrow’s semi-finals in fourth place after Kyron McMaster was disqualified.
London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships
Eleven-strong Irish team head to London’s Olympic Park.
Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships
Barr clocked a time of 49.73 in the 400m hurdles final in Vaasa.
Thomas Barr delivers big finish to take third place in his first Diamond League of the season
The Waterford native impressed in a quick race in Norway.
'I’d have an auld square of chocolate and a few chicken nuggets - it’s not a crime'
It’s all about the balance for Ireland Olympic hero Thomas Barr.
'It was the best and most satisfying year of my life but also the toughest. It was emotional'
Thomas Barr visited The42 to look back on 12 months of exhilarating highs and testing lows in a wide-ranging interview.
Thomas Barr's Olympic exploits recognised as he wins national athletics award
Rob Heffernan was also recognised at this afternoon’s awards lunch in Santry.
'I'm not in a position to say what athletes need TUEs, that's up to their doctors'
Thomas Barr says he understands why the general public might be suspicious of therapeutic use exemptions.
Thomas Barr concludes his season with fine performance in the Diamond League
Barr finished fourth in the Olympic final in Rio, but couldn’t replicate that performance in Switzerland tonight.
Hotline Rings Finale: The highs and lows of a dramatic Olympics
As the Rio chapter of the Olympics closes, we sign off on our Olympic podcast with a brief recap of the last two weeks.
12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics
Not all of them won medals but each athlete mentioned here overachieved in their own way.
The moment Thomas Barr ran into his parents after the Olympic final was just lovely
Leapt on him.
The moment Thomas Barr ran into his parents after the Olympic final was just lovely
Leapt on him.
Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics?
Irish stories emanating from Rio have ranged in extremes – from the truly uplifting to the downright disheartening.
Barr now lives with the rare agony of 4th, the best and worst place away from the podium
The niggling questions over winning athletes can add to any mixed feelings.
We'll Leave It There So: Barr's bittersweet day, bad news for McGeady and today's sport
Elsewhere, the boxing controversy in Rio took another turn and John Muldoon is staying on as Connacht captain.
'The best sprint performance we’ve ever had in the history of athletics'
Former sprint hurdles athlete Derval O’Rourke was effusive in her praise for the Waterford native.
The entire country is now in love with Thomas Barr and his whole family
Best fourth placer ever!
'It's insane - I never thought I'd see the day': Thomas raises the Barr in Rio
‘I kicked like an absolute animal in the last 80 metres and thought I might have sneaked it on the line’, admitted the Waterford native.
Less than the blink of an eye! Sensational Barr finishes fourth in 400m hurdles final
Another PB and national record for Waterford’s Barr, whose time would have been good enough to medal at each of the last three Olympics.
Hotline Rings Ep. 9: Don't answer the door in your bathrobe, Barr reaches the final hurdle
Niall Kelly joins us with reaction and analysis from Rio de Janeiro.
Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 13
It’s a busy day, with Thomas Barr, Leona Maguire and Bryan Keane among the Irish in action.
Irish Olympian Thomas Barr has the best bio on Twitter right now
Sound out lad.
VIDEO: Relive Thomas Barr's incredible display in the 400m hurdles semi-final
If you were asleep when it happened, we’ve got you covered.
Everyone is loving this Irish athlete's joyous reaction to winning his race in Rio
The big smile on him.
Everyone is loving this Irish athlete's joyous reaction to winning his race in Rio
The big smile on him.
'One of the greatest Irish performances' - Stunning Thomas Barr reaches 400m hurdles final
The Waterford native finished first at the Rio Olympics and set a new national record in the process.
Thomas Barr puts up season's best time as he qualifies for 400m hurdle semi-final
The Waterford man was the 10th fastest in the Olympic heats today.
'I was very isolated because I didn't think there was anyone who could understand how I was feeling'
The build-up to Rio has been a struggle for Thomas Barr but he’s there in one piece and ready to make his Olympic debut.
Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Thomas Barr
The national record holder will be hoping that his injury problems won’t cost him in Rio.
Barr wishes he was 'in same shape' as last year with injury making it a race against time for Rio
The hard work begins now for the 400m hurdler.
Ireland's Barr and Gregan miss out on final places at European Championships
Meanwhile, Amy Foster and Marcus Lawler progressed to their respective semi-finals in Amsterdam.
Cooking up a storm! David Gillick to compete at European Championships 4 years after retiring
The 400m runner will make his international comeback next month.
Barr and English return to claim national titles 40 days from Rio
The pair returned to form on a wet weekend in Santry.
'It's very tough knowing you're standing on the track with potential drug cheats'
It’s been a contrasting few years for hurdling siblings Thomas and Jessie Barr.
The future's bright: 7 Irish sports stars who made 2015 their own
It was a very special year for these athletes.