Patrick Monahan finishes 16th in Marathon to round off successful Rio 2016 for Ireland

Ireland’s final competitor in Rio, wheelchair racer Patrick Monahan, found the searing 32 degree heat around Copacabana Beach too hot to handle in the T54 marathon, finishing in 16th place in one hour, 40 minutes and 26 seconds, over 10 minutes slower than his personal best. However several competitors dropped out before the half-way mark […]