Thomas Barr

Available for speaker appearances, brand partnerships and social media collaborations.

European Medalist (400m Hurdles), European Champions (Mized Relay), World Medalist (Mixed Relay), Irish Record Holder (400m Hurdles) and 2 time x Olympian


From Dunmore East, Waterford Thomas secured a historic bronze medal at the European Athletics Championships in 2018 and was an Olympic finalist in 2016.

In 2024 he was part of the Irish Mixed Relay Team that made history by winning a historical gold medal the European Athletics Championships.   The team also won bronze at the World Relay championships and secured Olympic qualification in the process.


He was fourth in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, his time of 47.97 was just .05 off bronze and would have secured him a medal in any of the three previous Games. Thomas was also University World Champion in 2015 and is multiple Irish Record Holder (Senior, U23 & U20).


He completed in his second Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021 and ran the second fastest time of his life with 48.26 to finish ninth overall one place away from the Olympic final. In 2021 he became a three-time Olympian.


Thomas is a professional full-time athlete but has completed an under-graduate degree in mechanical engineering and afterwards a Masters in Sport Science from the University of Limerick.


Growing up by the sea, Thomas loves outdoor water sports from jet skiing to wakeboarding. He also has a real passion for drifting and uses his time working on his car as an opportunity to switch off and it acts as a form of meditation for him.

Thomas Barr