Tokyo 2020: Team Ireland profiles - Marcus Lawler (Athletics)

The 2020 national champion is ranked third on the Irish 200m all-time list

Marcus Lawler secured qualification for the Games via his world ranking. Photograph: Tommy Dickson

Marcus Lawler secured qualification for the Games via his world ranking. Photograph: Tommy Dickson

 

Age: 26

Event: 200m

Club: Clonliffe Harriers AC

His mother Patricia also a successful sprinter, Lawler was schoolboy champion several times over, before winning a bronze medal in the 200m at the World University Games in 2019. The 2020 national champion is ranked third on the Irish 200m all-time list with a personal best time of 20.40. Secured qualification for the Games via his world ranking.

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