Streets of Gold

Pics: Rob Heffernan celebrates with his world championship gold medal

Heffernan won the 50km walk at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow yesterday.

EAMONN COGHLAN, SONIA O’Sullivan… and now Rob Heffernan.

Ireland’s newest world champion took to the podium with a beaming smile as he collected his gold medal in Moscow this evening.

The 35-year-old was joined by wife Marian to celebrate his historic win in the men’s 50km walk yesterday.

(All pics ©INPHO/Ian MacNicol and Adam Davy/Press Association Images)

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