|Born||26 June 1973|
|Event(s)||4 × 100 metres relay|
Tom Comyns (born 26 June 1973) is an Irish former sprinter who is now a lecturer at the University of Limerick.He competed in the men's 4 × 100 metres relay at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
The University of Limerick (UL) is a public research university institution in Limerick, Ireland. Founded in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick, it became a university in 1989 in accordance with the University of Limerick Act 1989. It was the first university established since Irish independence in 1922, followed by the establishment of Dublin City University later the same day.
Thomas Fitzgerald Dolan is an American former competition swimmer, two-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.
Thomas Peter Wilkens is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic medalist.
Cornelius "Con" Leahy was an Irish athlete, who won medals at the 1906 Intercalated Games and the 1908 Olympic Games for Great Britain.
Thomas Michael Jager is an American former competition swimmer. He is five-time Olympic gold medalist in relay events, a two-time World Championship individual gold medalist for the 50-meter freestyle, and a former world record-holder in two events. Jager set the 50-meter freestyle world record on six occasions during his career. He held this record for over ten years from August 1989 to June 2000.
Fencing Ireland – formerly the Irish Fencing Federation – is the governing body for the sport of fencing in Ireland. It was formally established in 1936, although the sport of fencing has been practised in Ireland since the beginning of the 1900s. The Federation is recognised by Sport Ireland and the Olympic Council of Ireland, and it is also affiliated to the Federation Internationale d'Escrime and European Fencing Confederation.
Ireland competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. It was the first time that the country had competed in the Summer Olympics since 1932. A dispute between rival Irish Athletics governing bodies saw many Irish athletes barred from taking part in the Athletics competitions. 72 competitors, 68 men and 4 women, took part in 32 events in 9 sports.
Patrick Joseph Leahy was an Irish athlete who won Olympic medals in the high jump and long jump at the 1900 Summer Olympics.
Patrick James Ryan was an Irish American hammer thrower. He competed for the United States at the 1920 Summer Olympics and won a gold medal in the hammer throw and a silver in the 56-pound weight throw. In 1913 he established the first world record in hammer throw, which stood as a world record for 25 years and as an American record for 40 years. Ryan was part of Irish weight throwers known as the Irish Whales.
Events from the year 1200 in Ireland.
James Joseph Hogan was an Irish distance runner who competed for both Ireland and Great Britain. He was born in Croom, County Limerick, Ireland. Hogan's athletic career saw him compete for Ireland at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and for Great Britain at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. He was also the only Irish athlete to win the European marathon title.
Tom Woodson Poor was an American track and field athlete who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics. He was born in Bismarck, Missouri and died in Grove, Oklahoma.
Markets Field is a stadium in Garryowen, Limerick, Ireland. It has been redeveloped since 5 June 2015 when it hosted a soccer match between Limerick FC and Drogheda United in the League of Ireland Premier Division. It has been graded a UEFA Category Two stadium with a capacity of around 4,500. The ground has hosted underage international fixtures in 2015 and 2021. The EA Sports Cup final between Limerick FC and St Patrick's Athletic was played in Markets Field on Saturday, 17 September 2016.
Neil Cusack is a retired middle and long distance runner from Ireland.
Thomas George Trethewey is an American former competition swimmer.
Fiona Doyle is an Irish swimmer. She represented Ireland in the 2016 Rio Olympics swimming in the 100M and 200M Breaststroke. In 2013, she competed in the 100m event at the World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona where she finished eleventh overall. She won a silver medal in the 100 m breaststroke at the 2013 Summer Universiade. In recognition of her achievements she was awarded Swim Alberta Female International Swimmer of the Year 2012/2013, University of Calgary female Athlete of the Year 2013 and SwimIreland High Performance Athlete of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Tom Jones was an American long-distance runner. He competed in the marathon at the 1952 Summer Olympics. He is the namesake of the Tom Jones Memorial held in his honor.
The 1953 Irish Greyhound Derby took place during July and August with the final being held at Harold's Cross Stadium in Dublin on 7 August 1953.
The 1961 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University in the Big Eight Conference during the 1961 NCAA University Division football season. In their fourth year under head coach Clay Stapleton, the Cyclones compiled a 5–5 record, finished in fifth place in the conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 151 to 133. They played their home games at Clyde Williams Field in Ames, Iowa.
The 1963 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University in the Big Eight Conference during the 1963 NCAA University Division football season. In their sixth year under head coach Clay Stapleton, the Cyclones compiled a 4–5 record, tied for fourth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 143 to 129. They played their home games at Clyde Williams Field in Ames, Iowa.