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#Thomas Barr

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'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’.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

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 - Monday 7 August, 2017

Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals

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

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

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

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

# thomas-barr - Friday 16 June, 2017

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.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'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.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'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 - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

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.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

'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 - Thursday 1 September, 2016

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.

# thomas-barr - Monday 22 August, 2016

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.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 21 August, 2016

12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics

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

# thomas-barr - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge The moment Thomas Barr ran into his parents after the Olympic final was just lovely Long Time No See
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Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics?

Irish stories emanating from Rio have ranged in extremes – from the truly uplifting to the downright disheartening.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 18 August, 2016

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 Thursday This post contains videos

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' Reaction This post contains videos

'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.

From The Daily Edge The entire country is now in love with Thomas Barr and his whole family Best Barr None

'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.

From The Daily Edge Irish Olympian Thomas Barr has the best bio on Twitter right now Brb

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

VIDEO: Relive Thomas Barr's incredible display in the 400m hurdles semi-final Looking Back This post contains videos

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.

From The Daily Edge Everyone is loving this Irish athlete's joyous reaction to winning his race in Rio Thomas Barr

'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 - Monday 15 August, 2016

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.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'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.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Thomas Barr

The national record holder will be hoping that his injury problems won’t cost him in Rio.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

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.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 7 July, 2016

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.

# thomas-barr - Monday 27 June, 2016

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.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Barr and English return to claim national titles 40 days from Rio

The pair returned to form on a wet weekend in Santry.

# thomas-barr - Monday 21 March, 2016

'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.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 31 December, 2015

The future's bright: 7 Irish sports stars who made 2015 their own

It was a very special year for these athletes.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

'People wake up to the Olympics every 4 years and just focus in on the shiny medals'

David Gillick chats to The42 about Ireland’s hopes for Rio 2016.

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