Thomas Barr crowned Athlete of the Year

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World University Games Champion Thomas Barr crowned Athlete of the Year at the 2015 GloHealth National Athletics Awards

World University Games Champion Thomas Barr (Ferrybank) was named as the Athlete of the Year at the GloHealth National Athletics Awards which took place on Wednesday 25th of November in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry.

Barr just edged Robert Heffernan (Togher) and Mark English (UCD) for the award with his consistency throughout the season. Heffernan won the Endurace Athlete of the Year award with his return to form finishing 5th in the 50km Race Walk at the World Athletics Championships. English also had an excellent year with a silver medal over 800m at the European Indoor Athletics Championships. Read More

(Source; Athletics Ireland Website.) 

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