Related Olympians: Brother of Gary Ryan.
Neil Ryan ran for Nenagh Olympic Athletic Club. In 1997 in Rīga, Latvia, Ryan ran 10.46 for 100 metres for a new Irish record. He also competed at the 1997 World Championships, helping the Irish 4 x 100 team set an Irish record of 39.46. During his career he won four Irish 100 m titles (1992, 1996-98), and two Irish indoor titles (1992, 1998). He was educated at Kingston University and the University of Limerick, where he studied information technology.
Personal Best: 100 – 10.46 (1997).
|1996 Summer||28||Atlanta||Athletics||Men's 100 metres||Ireland||IRL||7 h10r1/4|
|1996 Summer||28||Atlanta||Athletics||Ireland||Round One||Heat Ten||7||10.78||0,209||6|