Friday 30 September 2016

Athletics - Timothy Morahan

Published 17/07/2015 | 15:33

15 November 2014; Timothy Morahan, Athletics, Irishtown Special Olympics Athletic Club. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***
15 November 2014; Timothy Morahan, Athletics, Irishtown Special Olympics Athletic Club. Special Olympics Ireland Squad and Portraits, Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras O Midheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Ahead of the Special Olympics in LA next month, we are profiling all of our athletes taking part.

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NAME: Timothy Morahan

AGE: 25

SPORT COMPETITION AT GAMES: Athletics

CLUB DETAILS: Irishtown Athletics Club

QUESTIONS:

1) WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU TO BE AN ATHLETE WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS IRELAND?

I am very lucky and excited.

2) WHAT ARE YOUR SPORTS AND HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH YOUR CLUB?

I do 800M; The 4 x 100 Relay; The Long Jump.

3) WHAT TYPE OF TRAINING AND PREPARATION ARE YOU DOING FOR THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?

I run in the mornings and some evenings and I do my Long Jump every week.

4) HOW DID YOU FEEL WHEN YOU WERE SELECTED TO REPRSENT YOUR CLUB AND COUNTRY AT THE LOS ANGELES GAMES?

I felt very good about myself.

5) WHAT IS YOUR BEST MEMORY ABOUT YOUR TIME WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS?

My best memory is being with my 5 friends at the National Games in Limerick.

6) FINALLY, CAN YOU TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF (HOBBIES, PAST-TIMES ETC) AND YOUR FAMILY?

I like to visit the Museum with my family.

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