Mick Molloy, Irish Olympic long-distance runner, Died at 85


Michael Molloy (13 March 1938 – 4 September 2023): Irish Long-Distance Runner

Michael Molloy was an accomplished Irish long-distance runner known for his participation in the marathon event at the 1968 Summer Olympics.

Biography: Michael Molloy was born on 13 March 1938. His passion for running and long-distance events drove him to compete at the highest levels of athletics, representing Ireland in the marathon at the 1968 Summer Olympics.

Athletic Achievements: Molloy’s notable athletic achievement includes competing in the marathon event during the 1968 Summer Olympics, showcasing his prowess and dedication to long-distance running.

Passing: Tragically, Michael Molloy passed away on 4 September 2023, at the age of 85. His contribution to Irish athletics and his presence in the running community will be remembered and cherished