Brendan Boyce

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Brendan Boyce
2013 IAAF World Championship in Moscow 50 km Men Walk Brendan BOYCE and Jean-Jacques NKOULOUKIDI 01.JPG
Boyce (left) in Moscow (2013)
Personal information
Born (1986-10-15) October 15, 1986 (age 31)
Letterkenny, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Country  Ireland
Sport racewalking
Event(s) 20 km walk
50 km walk
Club Letterkenny Athletics Club
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 20km: 1:24:38
50km: 3:48:55[1]

Brendan Boyce (born 15 October 1986) is an Irish race walker. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 50k walk, coming 29th, and the 2013 World Championships in Athletics where he came 25th.[2] He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 50k walk where he finished in the top twenty, bettering his performance of the previous Olympiad.[3]

Boyce attended Mulroy College in Milford.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ireland
2011 European Race Walking Cup Olhão, Portugal 27th 20 km walk 1:32:17
Universiade London, United Kingdom 15th 20 km walk 1:29:48
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 63rd 20 km walk 1:27:46
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 29th 50 km walk 3:55:01
2013 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 35th 20 km walk 1:28:56
World Championships Moscow, Russia 25th 50 km walk 3:54:24
2014 World Race Walking Cup Taicang, China 77th 20 km walk 1:26:55
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 16th 50 km walk 3:51:34
2015 European Race Walking Cup Murcia, Spain 27th 20 km walk 1:26:47
World Championships Beijing, China 50 km walk DQ
2016 World Race Walking team championships Rome, Italy 63rd 20 km walk 1:25:38
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 19th 50 km walk 3:53:59
2017 European Race Walking Cup Podebrady, Czech Republic 4th 50 km walk 3:49:49


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