Pat Hooper

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Pat Hooper
Personal information
Nationality Irish
Born (1952-05-12) 12 May 1952 (age 62)
Dublin
Height 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight 150 lbs (68 kg)
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) Marathon
Club Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club

Patrick ("Pat") Hooper (born 12 May 1952) is a former long-distance runner from Ireland. He represented Ireland twice and his personal best is 2:17:46.[1] He is the older brother of marathoner and three-time Olympian Dick Hooper.[2]

Achievements[edit]

  • All results regarding marathon, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Ireland
1978 1978 European Championship Prague, Czechoslovakia 27th[3] 2:20:29 3 September 1978
1979 Irish National marathon Championships Tullamore  Gold[4] 2:17:46 PB 18 May, 1979
1980 Irish National marathon Championships Tullamore  Silver[5] 2:19:53 8 July, 1980
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 42nd[6][2] 2:30:28 1 August, 1980

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.arrs.net/NC_MaraIRL.htm
  2. ^ a b http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/ho/pat-hooper-1.html
  3. ^ Irish Times, 4 September, 1978, pg. 4
  4. ^ Irish Times, 9 July, 1979, pg. 13
  5. ^ Irish Times, 19 May, 1980, pg. 4
  6. ^ Irish Times, 2 August, 1980, pg. 3