Rio 2016: Thomas Barr finishes fourth for Ireland in 400m hurdle final
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Rio 2016: Thomas Barr finishes fourth for Ireland in 400m hurdle final

TEAM IRELAND's Thomas Barr has finished fourth in the men's 400m final in Rio after missing out on a medal by an agonising five hundredths of a second.

The Waterford native ran yet another Irish record having beaten his own time in the semi-finals, this time going sub-48 on a time of 47.97.

USA took gold through Kerron Clement, with Boniface Mucheru Tumuti (Kenya) finishing second while Yasmani Copello (Turkey) finished just ahead of the Irishman in the medal positions.

Here are the men's 400m hurdle final results

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And here's Barr's reaction