Tokyo 2020: Team Ireland profiles - Alex Wright (Athletics)

Finished 46th in the 20km distance in Rio

 Alex Wright at the finish of the 2019 World Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Alex Wright at the finish of the 2019 World Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

 

Age: 30

Event: 20km/50km walk

Club: Leevale AC

London born, Wright placed 13th at the 2010 Commonwealth Games representing England, and has since made several strong shows for Ireland in race walking in recent years. He also won six titles on the track between the 5,000m and 10,000m distances. Finished 46th in the 20km distance in Rio.

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