Timetable For Leevale T&F Olympians

The track and field action takes place from the 12th-21st of August.Just to make sure that you do not miss a moment of the Leevale athletes in action at Rio 2016 the following is the details of the Leevale team and timetable below:


Michelle Finn

Event: 3000mSC

Personal best: 9:43.19

Coach: Donie Walsh

Michelle Finn won the national title in impressive style with a front-running 9:46.81. The World Championships in Beijing were her major track debut having competed well on European Cross Country teams. She has just finished primary school teaching in UL.


Lizzie Lee

Event: Marathon

Personal best: 2:32:51

Coach: Donie Walsh

Lizzie Lee has reached new levels of performance since giving birth to her daughter Lucy and recorded an excellent 2:32:51 in Berlin last September. She has been a lynchpin on Irish teams at the European Cross Country Championships. She works full-time with Apple.


Alex Wright

Club: Leevale

Event: 20km Race Walk/ 50km Race Walk

Personal Best: 1:21:56/3:48:31

Coach: Robert Heffernan

Alex Wright has been in excellent form this year recording personal bests over 20km and 50km to qualify for both distances in the Olympics. The Leevale athlete will focus on the 50km in Rio having focused internationally to date on the 20km.


Irish Olympic Timetable

Day 1 Friday August 12

Rio time/Irish time 10:10/14:10 800m Round 1 Mark English (UCD)

11:10/15:10 10,000m W Final Fionnuala McCormack (Kilcoole)

14:30/18:30 20km Race Walk M Final Alex Wright (Leevale)

20:30 1500m W R1 Ciara Mageean (UCD)

Day 2 Saturday August 13

10:05/14:05 3000m SC W R1

Kerry O’Flaherty (Newcastle)

Michelle Finn (Leevale)

Sara Treacy (Dunboyne)

22:05/2:05am 800m M SF Mark English (UCD)

Day 3 Sunday August 14

09:30/13:30 Marathon W Final

Fionnuala McCormack (Kilcoole)

Lizzie Lee (Leevale)

Breege Connolly (North Belfast Harriers)

21:30/1:30am 1500m W SF Ciara Mageean (UCD)

Day 4 Monday August 15

11:15/15:15 3000m SC W F

Kerry O’Flaherty (Newcastle)

Michelle Finn (Leevale)

Sara Treacy (Dunboyne);

11:35/15:35 400m H M R1 Thomas Barr (Ferrybank)

22:25/2:25am 800m M Final Mark English (UCD)

Day 5 Tuesday August 16

09:45/13:45 Pole Vault W Q A+B

Tori Pena (Finn Valley)

21:35/1:35am 400m H M SF

Thomas Barr (Ferrybank)

22:30/2:30am 1500m W Final

Ciara Mageean (UCD)

Day 6 Wednesday August 17

10:55/14:55 800m W R1

Ciara Everard (UCD)

Day 7 Thursday August 18

12:00/16:00 400m H M Final

Thomas Barr (Ferrybank)

21:15/1:15am 800m W SF

Ciara Everard (UCD)

Day 8 Friday August 19

08:00/12:00pm 50km Race Walk M Final

Robert Heffernan (Togher)

Brendan Boyce (Letterkenny)

Alex Wright (Leevale)

20:30/12:30am Pole Vault W Final

Tori Pena (Finn Valley)

Day 9 Saturday August 20

21:15/1:15am 800m W Final

Ciara Everard

Day 10 August 21

09:30/13:30 Marathon M Final

Kevin Seaward (St Malachy’s)

Paul Pollock (Annadale Striders)

Mick Clohisey (Raheny Shamrock)