Interview: David Gillick, former track and field athlete and RTÉ broadcaster

It’s a different kind of adrenaline buzz to winning gold medals, but David Gillick has grown into his role as an RTÉ broadcaster and is now heading to the Tokyo Olympics

David Gillick, TV presenter for the Tokyo Games. Picture: Bryan Meade

David Gillick has done his research, studied his schedule, packed his case and is Tokyo-bound. He’s excited to go to the Olympic Games as a broadcaster with RTÉ.

The Dubliner has been doing TV work for more than a decade, and this experience, plus a stellar track career that included winning 400 metres gold medals at the European Indoor Championships in 2005 and 2007, make him more than qualified to run the rule over the ...