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Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

The Beijing Olympic Games commence on 8 August until 24 August. Get up to speed with Northern Ireland’s athletes by reading their profiles below (first published in the Irish News).

Nigel Ringland, Sports Correspondent for Downtown Radio/Cool FM will be bringing us the latest action from Beijing – so keep visiting as this page will be updated on a daily basis. Interviews with each athlete will be uploaded below.

Friday August 22nd Round-up
Bronze medal for Barnes

Previous Daily Round-ups & interviews with athletes


Richard Archibald

Preview interview - Beijing

Paddy Barnes


Andrew Bree

Preview interview - Beijing

Alan Campbell

Preview interview - Beijing


Richard Chambers

Preview interview - Beijing


Emma Davis

Philip Deignan
Wendy Houvenaghel
Stephen Milne

Melanie Nocher

Preview interview - Beijing

Sport Northern Ireland wishes all the athletes taking part the very best of luck


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