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Laurence Kiely

Full name: Laurence A. Kiely
Gender: Male
Born: 1880 in Ballyneal, Tipperary, Ireland
Affiliations: Carrick-on-Suir, IRL
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Brother of Tom Kiely.


Laurence Kiely succeeded his brother, Tom, as the Gaelic 120y hurdles champion in 1904 and he was the Irish AAA champion in 1906. He also won the Irish AAA hammer title in 1907, tied with Denis Carey of County Limerick. Kiely also won the Gaelic AA title in the hammer in 1901. He later became a farmer on the family plot in Ballyneal, County Tipperary.

Personal Bests: 120yH – 16.8 (1905); HT – 43.08 (141-4) (1906).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer London Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Great Britain GBR 3 h3 r2/3

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer London Athletics Great Britain Semi-Finals Heat Three 3
1908 Summer London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Four 1 QU/walkover
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