Track & Field

Throwback Thursday: Morton Games 2014 400m Hurdles


Morton Games, International Track and Field


Morton Stadium Santry, Dublin


Friday July 24th – International programme from 7 p.m. (pre programme from 5.30 p.m.)

Last Year’s Morton Games started off with a bang as Thomas Barr beat the reigning World Champion Jehue Gordon. Barr announced himself to the World and more importantly to the Irish public with the trademark Thomas Barr finish. The Whole grandstand shook with the applause and the old Stadium briefly buzzed with the Morton Magic of yesteryear. The World Universities Champion runs again tomorrow, get to Santry and for 10 bucks you can see him in the flesh.

Thomas Barr at Morton Games 2014

Thomas Barr at Morton Games 2014

400Hurdles Men
Rank Time Bib Lane First Name Surname Club

1 48.94 48 4 Thomas Barr Ferrybank
2 49.48 47 3 Jehue Gordon TRI
3 49.94 50 6 Mahau Suguimati BRA
4 50.64 51 7 Jason Harvey Crusaders
5 51.29 46 2 Paul Byrne St Abbans
6 51.59 49 5 Takatoshi Abe JPN
7 52.68 45 1 Matt Sumner ENG
8 53.25 52 8 Ger o Donnell Carick On Shannon

Thomas Barr Post Race Interview

Jehue Gordon 400m Hurdles

World Renowned GOT actor and sometimes 400mh Hurdler

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Ronan Duggan

Ronan Duggan

Ronan Duggan is an athlete, coach, athletics fan and, most importantly, was once named Bandon AFC's under-12 Player of the Year. He was once a promising athlete but is now a promising coach, teacher and part-time athletics writer/broadcaster. While an 800m runner himself, Ronan has coached everything from pole vault to 10km with varying levels of bluffing. He has regularly been threatening to do something for years but is yet to deliver. He is regarded as our expert on the American running scene, though has yet, to prove his knowledge in this realm.

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