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World Champion returns to Coláiste Chríost Rí

(left to right) Principal, Mr Seán Culhane, Uche Ogbene (athlete), Rob Heffernan, Liam Hennessy (athlete), Brendan Crowley (Trainer), Rose O’ Neill (Trainer).
(left to right) Principal, Mr Seán Culhane, Uche Ogbene (athlete), Rob Heffernan, Liam Hennessy (athlete), Brendan Crowley (Trainer), Rose O’ Neill (Trainer).

Date: 11 Apr 2014

Rob Heffernan has been honoured at his old school, Coláiste Chríost Rí, in Cork city. Rob was welcomed by Principal, Mr Seán Culhane, and presented with a framed singlet in the Críost Rí colours with his initials, 'R.H.' and with the words, 'Curadh an Domhain', meaning 'World Champion'.

Rob won the 50km walk at the Word Athletics Championship in Moscow in 2013 to give Ireland a gold medal  for the first time in 18 years.

Visit Rob's website here.