More than 50 Irish athletes will take part in the Olympic Games, which begin on Friday in Beijing. But can they bring some medals home? Linda Maher looks at our team of hopefuls.
Fionnuala Britton, women’s 3000m steeplechase: Britton is making her Olympic debut, but is already a renowned cross-country runner, winning the silver medal in the under23 European cross-country event. She was also a finalist in the World Championships in Japan.
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