John Treacy

John Treacy

John Treacy (born 4 June 1957 in Villierstown near Dungarvan, County Waterford) is a former Irish athlete and Olympic medalist.

Treacy went to school at Cappoquin, Co. Waterford. He graduated from Providence College. In 1978 and 1979 he won the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles he won a silver medal in the marathon, placing Ireland 33rd on the medals table.

He is currently chief executive of the Irish Sports Council. He is married to Fionnuala and they have four children, Caoimhe and Deirdre, Sean and Conor. Sean plays for the under 19 American Eagles in Rugby.

ee also

* Ireland at the 1984 Summer Olympics
* 1984 in athletics (track and field)

External links

* [ Biographical article]
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