Alex Wright Leads Irish Team to Bronze At European Cup

Ireland trio of Alex Wright, Cian McManamon, and Robert Heffernan made history at the European Race Walking Cup in Podebrad, Czech Republic, earning a brilliant bronze in the men’s 20km. Alex led the team home with a 6th place finish, followed by Rob in 13th and Cian in 26th. 

The Cork-based walks group, set up by Rob Heffernan, bring great success to Ireland. This concept can be a basis for developing athletics in Ireland.