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Seán Egan

Full name: Seán Egan
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (187 cm)
Weight: 234 lbs (106 kg)
Born: October 18, 1956
Affiliations: Donore Harriers, Dublin (IRL)
Country: IRL Ireland
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Seán Egan was a hammer thrower who learned the event while attending school in Curragh and later Kilkenny City. In 1978 he broke John Lawlor’s Irish record when he threw 65.56 (215-1) to win his first Irish title. He improved that several times over the next few years, finishing with a best mark, and Irish record, of 71.10 (233-3), set in Frankfurt on 1 May 1980. Egan won seven Irish hammer titles, in 1978, 1980-82, 1984, and 1986-87, and was Irish champion with the 56-lb weight in 1992. Egan spent six years in the Army, including serving while competing at the 1980 Olympics. He later became a landscape contractor and part-time wood turner in Kilmacud, Dublin.

Personal Best: HT – 71.10 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Men's Hammer Throw Ireland IRL 16 QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Ireland Qualifying Round 16 63.94
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Ireland Qualifying Round Round One 9 63.34
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Ireland Qualifying Round Round Two 15 63.94 63.94
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Ireland Qualifying Round Round Three NP foul
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