|Born||January 14, 1976|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||53 kg (117 lb)|
|Event(s)||20km Race Walk|
Olive Loughnane (born 14 January 1976) is an Irish retired race walker. She is the 2009 world champion in the 20 km walk.
Loughnane competed at four Olympic Games (2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012) and six consecutive editions of the World Championships in Athletics. She won a gold medal at the 2009 World Championships after the disqualification of the original gold medallist for a drug offence. As of December 2016, Loughnane had not received the prize money.
Loughnane announced her retirement in February 2013.
Loughane was born in 1976 in County Cork, the eldest of seven children. She moved to Carrabane, County Galway with her family when she was a child. She currently lives in Coachford, Cork with her husband Martin Corkery and their three children. She is a graduate of NUI Galway.
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