Former Olympic athlete Tommy Hughes continues to break records at the age of 59.
Hughes, who runs for local club Termoneeny club, broke another World Record, this time with a time of 32:56 at the Podium 4 Sport Seeley Cup 10k on Saturday at Ormeau Park, beating his own time of 33:12.
Tommy has broken five World Records in 2019 and recently gained a sixth World Record for a combined father and son marathon time with his son Eoin, who runs for Acorns AC, at this year's Frankfurt Marathon. The duo finished in a combined time of 4:59.22, beating the previous record of 5:02.11.
"What an amazing year it has been for Tommy," commented a Termoneeny club statement. "The club looks forward to celebrating many more feats and records with him as he enters his new age category on 8th January. Congratulations to Tommy on a record-breaking year."
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