Robert HEFFERNAN

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Ireland Ireland
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    28 FEB 1978
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    139453
Robert Heffernan (R) of Ireland and Jianbo Li of China compete during the Men's 50km Walk of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 11 (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
3000 Metres Race Walk 11:09.08 Cork (IRL) 08 JUL 2014
5000 Metres Race Walk 19:14.00 Cork (IRL) 07 JUL 2015
10,000 Metres Race Walk 39:00.00 Santry (IRL) 24 JUL 2004
10 Kilometres Race Walk 39:15 La Coruna (ESP) 17 SEP 2011
20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:19:22 Cheboksary (RUS) 10 MAY 2008
30 Kilometres Race Walk 2:08:59 Dublin (IRL) 20 DEC 2008
50 Kilometres Race Walk 3:37:54 London (GBR) 11 AUG 2012

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
One Mile Race Walk 5:39.75 New York, NY (USA) 15 FEB 2014
3000 Metres Race Walk 11:13.92 Athlone (IRL) 27 JAN 2013
5000 Metres Race Walk 19:06.58 Belfast (GBR) 11 FEB 2012

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 2017

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:22:40 Poděbrady (CZE) 21 MAY 2017
50 Kilometres Race Walk 3:44:41 London (GBR) 13 AUG 2017

Outdoor

3000 Metres Race Walk

Performance Place Date
2016 11:18.65 Cork (IRL) 28 JUN 2016
2014 11:09.08 Cork (IRL) 08 JUL 2014
2013 11:11.94 Cork (IRL) 02 JUL 2013
2012 11:14.29 Cork (IRL) 17 JUL 2012
2009 11:14.09 Cork (IRL) 04 JUL 2009

Outdoor

5000 Metres Race Walk

Performance Place Date
2016 19:37.96 Murcia (ESP) 26 JUN 2016
2015 19:14.00 Cork (IRL) 07 JUL 2015
2014 19:48.31 Amiens (FRA) 21 JUN 2014
2009 20:33.71 Namur (BEL) 13 JUN 2009
2007 19:37.84 Villeneuve d'Ascq (FRA) 08 JUN 2007

Outdoor

10,000 Metres Race Walk

Performance Place Date
2011 40:12.64 Dublin (IRL) 07 AUG 2011
2010 39:07.21 Dublin (IRL) 11 JUL 2010
2009 39:11.72 Dublin (IRL) 02 AUG 2009
2007 39:12.00 Dublin (IRL) 22 JUL 2007
2004 39:00.00 Santry (IRL) 24 JUL 2004

Outdoor

10 Kilometres Race Walk

Performance Place Date
2016 40:44 Murcia (ESP) 24 APR 2016
2011 39:15 La Coruna (ESP) 17 SEP 2011
2010 39:21 Kraków (POL) 29 MAY 2010
2008 41:57 Granollers (ESP) 07 DEC 2008
2007 40:32 Granollers (ESP) 02 DEC 2007
2006 40:16 Kraków (POL) 17 SEP 2006
2005 39:24 Almería (ESP) 13 FEB 2005
2004 40:01 Kraków (POL) 12 JUN 2004

Outdoor

20 Kilometres Race Walk

Performance Place Date
2017 1:22:40 Poděbrady (CZE) 21 MAY 2017
2016 1:22:41 Dudince (SVK) 19 MAR 2016
2014 1:20:57 Lugano (SUI) 16 MAR 2014
2013 1:21:59 Lugano (SUI) 17 MAR 2013
2012 1:20:18 London (GBR) 04 AUG 2012
2011 1:20:54 Lugano (SUI) 20 MAR 2011
2010 1:20:45 Lugano (SUI) 14 MAR 2010
2009 1:22:09 Berlin (GER) 15 AUG 2009
2008 1:19:22 Cheboksary (RUS) 10 MAY 2008
2007 1:20:15 Leamington (GBR) 20 MAY 2007
2006 1:22:24 Copenhagen (DEN) 07 OCT 2006
2005 1:24:20 Miskolc (HUN) 21 MAY 2005
2004 1:20:55 La Coruna (ESP) 05 JUN 2004
2003 1:23:03 Sesto San Giovanni (ITA) 01 MAY 2003
2001 1:25:02 Edmonton (CAN) 04 AUG 2001
2000 1:22:43 Eisenhüttenstadt (GER) 17 JUN 2000
1999 1:32:14 Mézidon-Canon (FRA) 01 MAY 1999

Outdoor

30 Kilometres Race Walk

Performance Place Date
2008 2:08:59 Dublin (IRL) 20 DEC 2008

Outdoor

50 Kilometres Race Walk

Performance Place Date
2017 3:44:41 London (GBR) 13 AUG 2017
2016 3:43:55 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 19 AUG 2016
2015 3:44:17 Beijing (CHN) 29 AUG 2015
2013 3:37:56 Moskva (RUS) 14 AUG 2013
2012 3:37:54 London (GBR) 11 AUG 2012
2011 3:49:28 Naumburg (GER) 24 SEP 2011
2010 3:45:30 Barcelona (ESP) 30 JUL 2010

Indoor

One Mile Race Walk

Performance Place Date
2013/14 5:39.75 New York, NY (USA) 15 FEB 2014

Indoor

3000 Metres Race Walk

Performance Place Date
2012/13 11:13.92 Athlone (IRL) 27 JAN 2013

Indoor

5000 Metres Race Walk

Performance Place Date
2015/16 19:19.83 Bratislava (SVK) 31 JAN 2016
2012/13 19:13.03 Athlone (IRL) 16 FEB 2013
2011/12 19:06.58 Belfast (GBR) 11 FEB 2012
2010/11 19:09.56 Belfast (GBR) 19 FEB 2011
2009/10 19:24.64 Belfast (GBR) 06 FEB 2010

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 50 Kilometres Race Walk 3:37:54 London (GBR) 11 AUG 2012
6. 50 Kilometres Race Walk 3:43:55 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 19 AUG 2016
8. 20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:20:36 Beijing (CHN) 16 AUG 2008

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 50 Kilometres Race Walk 3:37:56 Moskva (RUS) 14 AUG 2013
5. 50 Kilometres Race Walk 3:44:17 Beijing (CHN) 29 AUG 2015
6. 20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:23:42 Osaka (JPN) 26 AUG 2007
8. 50 Kilometres Race Walk 3:44:41 London (GBR) 13 AUG 2017

Honours - World Race Walking Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
8. 20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:21:51 Saransk (RUS) 12 MAY 2012
9. 20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:19:22 Cheboksary (RUS) 10 MAY 2008

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:21:00 Barcelona (ESP) 27 JUL 2010
4. 50 Kilometres Race Walk 3:45:30 Barcelona (ESP) 30 JUL 2010

Honours - IAAF Race Walking Challenge Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
5. 10 Kilometres Race Walk 39:15 La Coruna (ESP) 17 SEP 2011
5. 20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:26:04 Murcia (ESP) 21 SEP 2008

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres Race Walk 39:07.21 Dublin (IRL) 11 JUL 2010
1. 10,000 Metres Race Walk 39:11.72 Dublin (IRL) 02 AUG 2009
1. 30 Kilometres Race Walk 2:08:59 Dublin (IRL) 20 DEC 2008
1. 20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:24:56 Dublin (IRL) 27 JUN 2004

Honours - National Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres Race Walk 19:13.03 Athlone (IRL) 16 FEB 2013
1. 5000 Metres Race Walk 19:24.64 Belfast (GBR) 06 FEB 2010
Results in:

20 Kilometres Race Walk

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
08 APR 2017 Poděbrady EA Race Walking Permit Meeting CZECZE B F 7. 1:23:13
21 MAY 2017 Poděbrady European Race Walking Cup CZECZE A F 13. 1:22:40

50 Kilometres Race Walk

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
13 AUG 2017 London IAAF World Championships in Athletics GBRGBR OW F 8. 3:44:41