Alex Wright, Top Irish Performance In Rome

Ireland’s best walkers competed in much warmer conditions in Rome over the weekend in the IAAF Race Walking World Cup. Alex Wright (Leevale) was first man home in 55th in 1:24:46, Brendan Boyce (Letterkenny) was 63rd in 1:25:38, Robert Heffernan (Togher) who had been feeling unwell prior to the event was 68th in 1:26:48 with Cian McManamon 71st in 1:27:26

Alex, who is in the form of his life, continues his preparations for Rio. He is delighted to be supported by Skechers Performance Ireland.