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# Walking Tall
'When you’re a bit older, you’re chasing to cut the weight' - Rob Heffernan meets The42
One of Ireland’s top medal hopefuls talks us through his Rio 2016 preparation.
# winning team
Rob Heffernan's wife Marian named manager of the month
The Irish athlete was accompanied by her world champion husband as she received the award today.
# Reaction
'A lot of people don't see those hard sessions in the winter time' - Treacy pays tribute to tireless Heffernan
The former athlete and Olympic silver medallist described the Irish race walker’s achievement as “payback” for his hard work.
# Interview
'He always wanted to do better' - Loughnane praises Heffernan's persistence and dedication
The former Irish race walker spoke with us earlier.
# Athletics
'There’s no shortage of money there' - Colin Griffin on Irish Sports Council funding
The two-time Olympic race walker is weighing up his next move after missing out on a grant for 2013.
London 2012: Introducing... Rob Heffernan
Jimmy’s second exam of the day is set for Ireland’s leading race-walker.