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Thursday, June 04, 2015

Thomas Barr sets new national record in 400m hurdles in Rome...


Thomas Barr of Ferrybank AC in Waterford set a new national record in the 400m hurdles when he ran 48.65 seconds in a Diamond League race in Rome on Thurs 4th June 2015. This time broke his old national record of 48.90 seconds and he is currently one of the fastest Europeans on the circuit.

As you can see from the top 5 Irish times below, he is well ahead of the rest...

1 48.65    Thomas Barr    24 Jul 92     GGala    Roma    4 Jun 2015
2 49.73    Tom McGuirk    2 Mar 71 5    Jenner    San Jos√© CA    1 Jun 1996
3 50.13    Jason Harvey    9 Apr 91        Dublin    28 Jul 2013
4 50.76    Brian Liddy    16 Jun 77    G√∂teborg    30 Jul 1999
5 51.11    Ciaran McDunphy    26 May 64     Dublin    30 Jun 1985

Race video....Thomas is in Yellow in lane 2...

1 comment:

Alan said...

Fantastic performance once again from Thomas Barr. Really flying at the moment. Doha was excellent, this is even better. That's a full quarter of a second off his own Irish record. Really exciting given that the world championships are starting in 11 weeks time.....