Irish Olympic 400m Hurdler, Thomas Barr finished 4th in the final at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016. His time of 47.97 was a new Irish record and would have won win him a medal in any of the last three Olympic Games. In 2015 he won the World University Games and was named European Athlete of the Month for May. Thomas has broken the 400m Hurdles Senior Irish Record on four times and also holds the U23 Record. He was also part of the squad that set the 4x400m Irish Record in 2015 at the World Championships. He was named Athletics Ireland Athlete of the Year in 2016 and 2015 and has recently completed a Masters in Sports Performance at the University of Limerick.