OCI support for Irish Walkers in preparation for Berlin

August 9, 2009

Heffernan is coached by Poland’s double Olympic Gold medallist RobertKorzeniowski.

Rob Heffernan one of a number of Irish walkers benefitting from support from the OCI and Polish NOC Agreement in Spala.

 

Date of Birth: 20-02-1978
Club: Togher A.C
Coach: Robert Korzeniowski
Place of Birth: Cork
Height: 173cm
Weight: 55kg
Career Highlights: 8th in the Olympic Games 2008
6th in World Championships Osaka 2007
8th in the European Championships 2002
5th in European Race walking Cup 2007
6th in IAAF World Race Walking Cup 2008
PB’s
Event Performance Location Date
3000 m walk 11:14.09 NR Mardyke Cork 4 Jul 2009
3000 m walk Indoor 11:10.02 NR Cardiff 2 Feb 2002
5000 m walk 18:59.37 NR EAP, Gavá 30 Jun 2007
5000 m walk Indoor 18:51.46 NR NC, Belfast 26 Jan 2008
10,000 m walk 38:27.57 NR NC, Dublin 20 Jul 2008
20 km walk 1:19:22 NR WCp, Cheboksary 10 May 2008
30 km walk 2:08:57 NR Dublin 15 Jul 2000
Progression:
Year 5000m Walk 20k walk
2008 18.51.46 1.19.22 NR
2007 18.59 1.20.15 NR
2005 19.20.8hi 1.24.20
2004 19.21.63 1.20.55
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