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#Fionnuala McCormack

# fionnuala-mccormack - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'World Athletics have let us down. I feel they were weak, and it makes me sad'

Irish Olympian Fionnuala McCormack vents her frustration as the governing body allow Nike’s controversial Vaporflys to be used in Tokyo.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Monday 25 November, 2019

Two-time champion McCormack and Ciara Mageean lead Irish team to Europeans in Lisbon

Fresh from their history-making Sister Act yesterday, McCormack’s sister Una Britton will join her on the plane to Portugal.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Sunday 24 November, 2019

History made at National Cross Country Championships as two sisters medal Sister Act This post contains videos

History made at National Cross Country Championships as two sisters medal

Fionnuala McCormack landed the title in style, and she was joined by her sister on the podium.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Monday 14 October, 2019

Fionnuala McCormack smashes marathon PB to secure Tokyo 2020 qualification

The Wicklow native finished fifth in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Monday 15 April, 2019

Fionnuala McCormack finishes 11th with PB in Boston six months after giving birth

It was the 34-year-old’s first marathon since Rio 2016, and she just missed out on Tokyo 2020 qualification.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Monday 27 November, 2017

Ireland's record-breaker McCormack ready for tilt at third European title

The 33-year-old leads the Irish medal hopes at the European Cross Country Championships next month.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Saturday 11 February, 2017

What makes an elite athlete? One of Ireland's top physiologists put us to the test Success This post contains videos

What makes an elite athlete? One of Ireland's top physiologists put us to the test

Is elite performance more about genetics or dedication? We met sports physiologist Caroline MacManus to discuss.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Olympian Fionnuala McCormack's tips for any runner hoping to compete a 5k this year

Trust us, she knows what she’s talking about.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Standing up and speaking out: Fionnuala McCormack on the rules denying her medals

The three-time Olympian would prefer if someone else did the talking but as a runner who has consistently been denied medals by Kenyan-born athletes running for Turkey, McCormack is concerned by the lack of action from those at the top.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Strong finish sees McCormack take second in Edinburgh sandwiched between old adversaries

The Irish runner has a great record in the Edinburgh Cross Country.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Monday 12 December, 2016

'There are Kenyans so easily allowed to represent European countries... It takes away from the race' Issue This post contains videos

'There are Kenyans so easily allowed to represent European countries... It takes away from the race'

Irish sporting icon Sonia O’Sullivan was critical of the IAAF following the latest controversy relating to eligibility rules.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Sunday 11 December, 2016

'Something has to be done': McCormack misses out on medal to Turkey's Kenyan-born runners

The Wicklow runner finished fifth in the European Cross Country Championship.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'We rocked it today'': Ireland's marathoners proud of their Olympic moments

Fionnuala McCormack crossed the line in 20th position.

Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes in 20th place in Olympic marathon

A PB run from the Wicklow woman.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Friday 12 August, 2016

Olympic Breakfast: All eyes on the water as Team Ireland target their first medal

You may want to take a late lunch today to catch all the action.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Fionnuala McCormack

This will be a third Olympics for the Wicklow woman.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

'I think it is in crisis now' - Sonia O'Sullivan on African athletes competing at Europeans

Irish athlete Fionnuala McCormack recently hit out at the controversial nationality rules that allow allegiance switches.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Thursday 7 July, 2016

'A complete joke' - McCormack hits out at nationality rules after fourth-place heartbreak

Kenyan-born runner Yasemin Can won gold for Turkey.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Fionnuala McCormack just misses out on European medal after valiant run in Amsterdam

Tara Jameson finished 14th in the women’s 10,000 metres.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

42 of the most talented current Irish female athletes

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most accomplished current stars of Irish sport.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Ireland's Fionnuala McCormack finishes runner-up in Edinburgh, Mo Farah beaten

There was success for Ireland elsewhere too, with the relay team coming third.

# fionnuala-mccormack - Monday 14 December, 2015

'It’s no surprise we came here and got some bling' - Ireland celebrate Euro bronze

Lizzie Lee captained Ireland to team bronze at the European cross-country championships yesterday.