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#Thomas Barr

From The42 Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas' 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.

From The42 Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships Setback This post contains videos

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.

From The42 Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships Going Well

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.

From The42 Thomas Barr records his second-fastest time of the season at Zurich 400m hurdles 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.

From The42 Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League On Fire This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins 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.

From The42 Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome 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.

From The42 Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm Athletics

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm

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

From The42 'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China 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.

From The42 Disastrous start for Ireland in Glasgow as Greene takes a fall and Barr finishes last 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.

From The42 Boost for Barr as world champion pulls out of this weekend's European Indoors 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.

From The42 Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors 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.

From The42 Thomas Barr drops out of 400m final after being knocked off balance at national indoors Wrap This post contains videos

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.

From The42 Barr hoping to bring the heat to first indoor season on long road to Doha 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.

From The42 Ulster wing Sexton among the winners at Athletics Ireland awards 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.

From The42 'It's a relief for it to finally happen because I've been promising it for so long' 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.

From The42 Barr forced to take flight but Ireland's relay team just miss out on final spot Human Hurdle This post contains videos

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.

From The42 'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking'  - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal Fan Club This post contains videos

'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.

From The42 'I was sitting in my bedroom thinking, "Come on, let me at them, let me go"' 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.

From The42 Brilliant Barr makes history as he wins European Championship bronze Medal Alert

Brilliant Barr makes history as he wins European Championship bronze

The Waterford native produced a brilliant performance in Berlin.

From The42 'I knew I had strength there and I used it': Thomas Barr finishes strong to power into European final 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.

From The42 Thomas Barr runs championship best time as he storms to an eighth national title in Santry Results This post contains videos

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.

From The42 Watch: Thomas Barr beats his season's best time to strengthen medal hopes for European Championships Looking Good This post contains videos

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.

From The42 Watch: Thomas Barr storms from second-last to win 400m hurdles in season's best time Top Of The Tree This post contains videos

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.

From The42 Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League Getting Better

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’.

From The42 Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr Fitness Challenge

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.

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

Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals

The Waterford runner cannot compete due to a vomiting bug.

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

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.

From The42 London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships London Calling

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

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

From The42 Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships Flying The Flag

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.

From The42 Thomas Barr delivers big finish to take third place in his first Diamond League of the season Yes Boys

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.

From The42 'I’d have an auld square of chocolate and a few chicken nuggets - it’s not a crime' Fitness

'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.

From The42 'It was the best and most satisfying year of my life but also the toughest. It was emotional' Interview

'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.

From The42 Thomas Barr's Olympic exploits recognised as he wins national athletics award Raising The Barr

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.

From The42 'I'm not in a position to say what athletes need TUEs, that's up to their doctors' TUEs-day

'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.

From The42 Hotline Rings Finale: The highs and lows of a dramatic Olympics Hotline Rings

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.

From The42 12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics Heroes

12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics

Not all of them won medals but each athlete mentioned here overachieved in their own way.

From The42 The moment Thomas Barr ran into his parents after the Olympic final was just lovely Long Time No See
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