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Victor Costello

Full name: Victor Carton Patrick Costello
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 256 lbs (116 kg)
Born: October 23, 1970 in Stepaside, Dublin, Ireland
Affiliations: DSD AC, Dublin (IRL)
Country: IRL Ireland
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Victor Costello won his first national shot put title at the age of just sixteen and won five Irish titles between 1987 and 1991. He retired from athletics following the Barcelona Games and turned his attention to rugby. Costello, who played provincial rugby for Connacht and Leinster, made his debut for Ireland against the USA in 1996 and went on to play 39 times for Ireland as a back row forward including at the 2003 Rugby World Cup. Costello scored four tries for his country. He matched the achievements of his father, Pat Costello, who was also both national shot put champion and an Irish international rugby player.

Personal Best: SP – 19.93 (1992).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Athletics Men's Shot Put Ireland IRL 22 QR

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Athletics Ireland Qualifying Round 22 17.15
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Athletics Ireland Qualifying Round Group A 11 17.15
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Athletics Ireland Qualifying Round Group A Round One 9 15.99
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Athletics Ireland Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 11 17.15 17.15
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Athletics Ireland Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP foul
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