Heffernans to miss World Championships

Updated: August 23, 2011

Robert and Marian Heffernan (Men’s 50km and Women’s 4x400m Relay), both members of Athletics Ireland 2011 IAAF World Track and Field Championship team in Daegu have withdrawn from competition and are returning home following the sudden and tragic death of Robert’s mother.

The rest of the Irish team members and Athletics Ireland give their heart-filled condolences to both families of Robert and Marian for their loss.

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