Tokyo 2020: Team Ireland profiles - Phil Healy (Athletics)

Healy will become the first Irish woman to compete in three track events at the same Olympics

 Ireland’s Phil Healy in action at the European Athletics Indoor Championships earlier this year. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland’s Phil Healy in action at the European Athletics Indoor Championships earlier this year. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

 

Age: 26

Event: 200m/400m/4x400m Mixed Relay

Club: Bandon AC

Ireland’s fastest woman, Healy has built on her fourth place finish at the European Indoor Championship 400m earlier this year to cement her place in Tokyo with a string of consistent performances. She secured her 14th national title in claiming the 200m and 400m gold medals in June, Healy has a 400m best of 51.50 which was set at the Mary Peters Track in Belfast back in May, placing her third on all-time list behind Joanne Cuddihy and Karen Shinkins. First Irish woman to compete in three track events at the same Olympics.

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