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#Thomas Barr

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas'
# Thomas Barr
# Thomas Barr

Olympics with no crowds, not recognising Wozniacki in Rio and 'a weird hatred of bananas'

May 5th 2020, 8:02 PM 20,988 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Barr also discusses adjusting to lockdown and current drug-testing procedures.

# thomas-barr - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships
# Setback
# Setback

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships

Sep 28th 2019, 4:24 PM 5,154 Views 3 Comments

Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.

# thomas-barr - Friday 27 September, 2019

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships
# Going Well
# Going Well

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships

Sep 27th 2019, 8:40 PM 4,688 Views 7 Comments

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Thomas Barr records his second-fastest time of the season at Zurich 400m hurdles
# Back To His Best
# Back To His Best

Thomas Barr records his second-fastest time of the season at Zurich 400m hurdles

Aug 29th 2019, 9:58 PM 5,518 Views 3 Comments

Barr is returning to his best ahead of the World Athletics Championships held in Qatar next month.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League
# On Fire
# On Fire

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League

Aug 18th 2019, 4:15 PM 7,167 Views 5 Comments

Thomas Barr and Sarah Healy were also flying the flag in Birmingham.

# thomas-barr - Friday 26 July, 2019

Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins
# A Year To Go
# A Year To Go

Barr 'more equipped' to bridge the gap as Tokyo countdown begins

Jul 26th 2019, 1:02 PM 2,870 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford hurdler resumes his season at the National Athletics Championships this weekend.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome
# Athletics
# Athletics

Barr just shy of season's best with fourth-place finish in Rome

Jun 6th 2019, 8:07 PM 3,470 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford native missed out on a podium place, but improved on his performance in Stockholm last week.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm
# Athletics
# Athletics

Thomas Barr earns podium finish at Diamond League meet in Stockholm

May 30th 2019, 9:39 PM 7,120 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford native finished third in the 400m hurdles this evening.

# thomas-barr - Saturday 18 May, 2019

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China
# Diamond League
# Diamond League

'I’m very happy with that': Thomas Barr records fastest-ever season opener in China

May 18th 2019, 2:40 PM 5,129 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old now turns his attention to the IAAF World Championships at the end of September.

# thomas-barr - Friday 1 March, 2019

Disastrous start for Ireland in Glasgow as Greene takes a fall and Barr finishes last
# Mid-race Collision
# Mid-race Collision

Disastrous start for Ireland in Glasgow as Greene takes a fall and Barr finishes last

Mar 1st 2019, 11:36 AM 36,056 Views 8 Comments

It’s the opening day of the European Indoor Championships.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Boost for Barr as world champion pulls out of this weekend's European Indoors
# Glasgow 2019
# Glasgow 2019

Boost for Barr as world champion pulls out of this weekend's European Indoors

Feb 27th 2019, 3:37 PM 2,723 Views 5 Comments

Pavel Maslak has been denied the opportunity to compete for a fourth straight 400m title through illness.

# thomas-barr - Monday 18 February, 2019

Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors
# Athletics
# Athletics

Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors

Feb 18th 2019, 3:22 PM 4,199 Views 2 Comments

A strong Irish team of 16 athletes has been chosen for next month’s European Indoor Athletics Championships.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Thomas Barr drops out of 400m final after being knocked off balance at national indoors
# Wrap
# Wrap

Thomas Barr drops out of 400m final after being knocked off balance at national indoors

Feb 17th 2019, 9:14 PM 9,710 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, there were gold medals for Rhasidat Adeleke, Mark English, Leon Reid and Phil Healy among others.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Barr hoping to bring the heat to first indoor season on long road to Doha
# Indoor Activites
# Indoor Activites

Barr hoping to bring the heat to first indoor season on long road to Doha

Jan 23rd 2019, 1:00 PM 2,179 Views 0 Comments

The European bronze medallist is targeting qualification for the European Indoor Championships in March.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Ulster wing Sexton among the winners at Athletics Ireland awards
# Multi-talented
# Multi-talented

Ulster wing Sexton among the winners at Athletics Ireland awards

Nov 29th 2018, 5:06 PM 7,570 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Barr was crowned Athlete of the Year at today’s ceremony in Dublin.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'It's a relief for it to finally happen because I've been promising it for so long'
# Wunderbarr
# Wunderbarr

'It's a relief for it to finally happen because I've been promising it for so long'

Sep 11th 2018, 4:55 PM 19,840 Views 2 Comments

No longer the nearly man, Thomas Barr has become Ireland’s man for the big occasion after ending the summer as a European bronze medallist.

# thomas-barr - Friday 10 August, 2018

Barr forced to take flight but Ireland's relay team just miss out on final spot
# Human Hurdle
# Human Hurdle

Barr forced to take flight but Ireland's relay team just miss out on final spot

Aug 10th 2018, 2:19 PM 14,161 Views 1 Comment

Young team upbeat about their performance in Berlin despite the disappointment of a fifth place finish.

'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking'  - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal
# Fan Club
# Fan Club

'I'm still dry-mouthed, I'm still shaking' - Barr's family celebrate historic European bronze medal

Aug 10th 2018, 10:24 AM 6,511 Views 5 Comments

Thomas Barr’s family were in Berlin to cheer him on to a fantastic bronze medal in the 400m hurdles final.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 9 August, 2018

'I was sitting in my bedroom thinking, "Come on, let me at them, let me go"'
# Thar Barr Superstar
# Thar Barr Superstar

'I was sitting in my bedroom thinking, "Come on, let me at them, let me go"'

Aug 9th 2018, 8:08 PM 8,852 Views 6 Comments

Thomas Barr ran the second-fastest time of his career to take bronze in Berlin.

Brilliant Barr makes history as he wins European Championship bronze
# Medal Alert
# Medal Alert

Brilliant Barr makes history as he wins European Championship bronze

Aug 9th 2018, 7:20 PM 48,124 Views 59 Comments

The Waterford native produced a brilliant performance in Berlin.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

'I knew I had strength there and I used it': Thomas Barr finishes strong to power into European final
# More In The Tank
# More In The Tank

'I knew I had strength there and I used it': Thomas Barr finishes strong to power into European final

Aug 7th 2018, 7:34 PM 29,043 Views 10 Comments

The Waterford man is confident he can post a faster 400m hurdle time in Thursday’s final.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Thomas Barr runs championship best time as he storms to an eighth national title in Santry
# Results
# Results

Thomas Barr runs championship best time as he storms to an eighth national title in Santry

Jul 29th 2018, 10:50 PM 5,098 Views 0 Comments

Ciara Mageean claimed an 800m and 1500m double on day two at the Irish Life Health National Senior Athletics Championships.

# thomas-barr - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Watch: Thomas Barr beats his season's best time to strengthen medal hopes for European Championships
# Looking Good
# Looking Good

Watch: Thomas Barr beats his season's best time to strengthen medal hopes for European Championships

Jul 22nd 2018, 2:22 PM 6,696 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford man ran the 400m hurdles in under 49 seconds.

# thomas-barr - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Watch: Thomas Barr storms from second-last to win 400m hurdles in season's best time
# Top Of The Tree
# Top Of The Tree

Watch: Thomas Barr storms from second-last to win 400m hurdles in season's best time

Jul 10th 2018, 8:54 AM 13,223 Views 10 Comments

The Waterford man produced a stunning finish on the home stretch to claim the win at Lucerne.

# thomas-barr - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League
# Getting Better
# Getting Better

Thomas Barr produces season's best performance in Diamond League

Jun 7th 2018, 11:07 PM 5,328 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford native finished eighth with a time of 49.53.

# thomas-barr - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'It was driven by money' - Irish Olympian Barr backs changes to clamp down on switching nationality
# Transfer Of Allegiance
# Transfer Of Allegiance

'It was driven by money' - Irish Olympian Barr backs changes to clamp down on switching nationality

Mar 14th 2018, 6:45 AM 6,156 Views 4 Comments

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
# Fitness Challenge
# Fitness Challenge

Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr

Sep 12th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,731 Views 50 Comments

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
# Setback
# Setback

Thomas Barr withdraws from World Championships semi-finals

Aug 7th 2017, 11:08 AM 27,122 Views 24 Comments

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
# London 2017
# London 2017

Thomas Barr has qualified for the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the World Championships

Aug 6th 2017, 11:52 AM 16,481 Views 9 Comments

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
# London Calling
# London Calling

London 2017: The start times for every Irish athlete at the World Athletics Championships

Aug 3rd 2017, 12:17 PM 18,224 Views 6 Comments

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
# Flying The Flag
# Flying The Flag

Thomas Barr finishes 5th in his final to help Ireland to 7th at European Team Championships

Jun 24th 2017, 6:29 PM 4,423 Views 2 Comments

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
# Yes Boys
# Yes Boys

Thomas Barr delivers big finish to take third place in his first Diamond League of the season

Jun 16th 2017, 1:13 AM 4,392 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Fitness
# Fitness

'I’d have an auld square of chocolate and a few chicken nuggets - it’s not a crime'

Feb 8th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,320 Views 12 Comments

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'
# Interview
# Interview

'It was the best and most satisfying year of my life but also the toughest. It was emotional'

Dec 25th 2016, 9:45 PM 16,696 Views 1 Comment

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
# Raising The Barr
# Raising The Barr

Thomas Barr's Olympic exploits recognised as he wins national athletics award

Nov 30th 2016, 3:30 PM 2,762 Views 1 Comment

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'
# TUEs-day
# TUEs-day

'I'm not in a position to say what athletes need TUEs, that's up to their doctors'

Sep 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,536 Views 18 Comments

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
# All Over Barr The Shouting
# All Over Barr The Shouting

Thomas Barr concludes his season with fine performance in the Diamond League

Sep 1st 2016, 9:23 PM 9,728 Views 2 Comments

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
# Hotline Rings
# Hotline Rings

Hotline Rings Finale: The highs and lows of a dramatic Olympics

Aug 22nd 2016, 5:12 PM 2,973 Views 3 Comments

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
# Heroes
# Heroes

12 Irish success stories at the Rio Olympics

Aug 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 10,239 Views 19 Comments

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

# thomas-barr - Friday 19 August, 2016

The moment Thomas Barr ran into his parents after the Olympic final was just lovely
# Long Time No See
# Long Time No See

The moment Thomas Barr ran into his parents after the Olympic final was just lovely

Aug 19th 2016, 4:11 PM 6,756 Views 3 Comments

Leapt on him.

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