Ireland at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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Ireland at the
World Championships in Athletics

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Flag of Ireland
IAAF code IRL
National federation Athletics Ireland
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At the 2011 World Championships in Athletics
in Daegu
Competitors 16
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
2009
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Ireland competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from August 27 to September 4 in Daegu, South Korea.


Team selection[edit]

A team of 17 athletes was announced to represent the country in the event, although just before the event began Robert Heffernan pulled out following the death of his mother. The team was led by race walker Olive Loughnane and sprinter Paul Hession.[1][2]

The following athletes appeared on the preliminary Entry List,[2] but not on the Official Start List of the specific event,[3] resulting in a total number of 16 competitors:

KEY: Did not participate Competed in another event
Event Athlete
Men 20 kilometres walk Robert Heffernan
Women 4 x 400 metres relay Jessie Barr

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Athletes Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
100 metres Jason Smyth 10.57 36 Did not advance
200 metres Paul Hession 21.02 35 Did not advance
1500 metres Ciaran O'Lionaird 3:40.41 Q 14 - 3:36.96 q 6 3:37.81 10
5000 metres Alistair Ian Cragg 13:39.36 Q 12 - 13:45.33 14
50 kilometres walk Colin Griffin - DSQ
50 kilometres walk Robert Heffernan - DNS

Women[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Joanne Cuddihy 400 metres 51.82 Q, SB 11 DSQ Did not advance
Derval O'Rourke 100 m hurdles 13.07 17 DNS Did not advance
Fionnuala Britton 3000 metres steeplechase 9:41.17 16 Did not advance
Stephanie Reilly 3000 metres steeplechase 9:55.49 22 Did not advance
Marian Andrews-Heffernan
Joanne Cuddihy
Claire Bergin
Michelle Carey
4 x 400 metres relay 3:27.48 NR 12 Did not advance
Olive Loughnane 20 kilometres walk 1:34:02 16
Deirdre Ryan High jump 1.95 7 1.93 6
Tori Pena Pole vault 4.10 30 Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loughnane, Hession to spearhead Ireland team in Daegu, European Athletics, August 10, 2011, retrieved August 15, 2011 
  2. ^ a b IAAF (August 21, 2011), Entry Lists by Country, retrieved August 21, 2011 
  3. ^ IAAF, Athletes participating per day, retrieved September 7, 2011 

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