Tokyo 2020: Team Ireland profiles - Annalise Murphy (Sailing)

Murphy sets sights on a second medal at her third Games

  Annalise Murphy of Ireland celebrates winning the silver medal in the Women’s Laser Radial class at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Annalise Murphy of Ireland celebrates winning the silver medal in the Women’s Laser Radial class at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

 

Age: 31

Event: Laser Radial

Club: National Yacht Club

From Rathfarnham in south Dublin, Murphy will be competing in her third Olympics; in London 2012, she came agonisingly close to a medal, finishing fourth after being in medal position for long stages. Undaunted, she finished second in Rio 2016, winning an Olympic silver. Back competing in this Olympic category after taking a short break after Rio, when Murphy temporarily switched her focus to the Volvo Ocean Race.

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