Irish athletics team named for Rio 2016

An Irish athletics team of 17 will be competing at the Olympic Games in Rio next month –

rioMark English – 800m
Thomas Barr – 400m hurdles
Mick Clohisey – Marathon
Paul Pollock – Marathon
Kevin Seaward – Marathon
Alex Wright – 20k Walk/50k Walk
Brendan Boyce – 50k Walk
Rob Heffernan – 50k Walk

Ciara Everard – 800m
Ciara Mageean – 1500m
Michelle Finn – 3000m steeplechase
Kerry O’Flaherty – 3000m steeplechase
Sara Treacy – 3000m steeplechase
Fionnuala McCormack – 10000m/Marathon
Breege Connolly – Marathon
Lizzie Lee – Marathon
Tori Pena – Pole vault

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