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Eamonn Coghlan

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Former Senator in the Irish Government, Eamonn Coghlan is known as the “Chairman of the Boards” for his unprecedented successes on the American indoor athletics circuit.

He broke the world record for the indoor mile on three occasions and held this record for 18 years. In 1983 he became the first person to run under 3 min 50 seconds for the indoor mile with a time of 3:49.78. Also, in 1983 he became Ireland’s first World Athletics Champion when he won the gold medal for the 5,000m in Helsinki. He won the prestigious Wanamaker Mile at Madison Square Garden in New York an unprecedented seven times.

Eamonn is a three time Olympian and finished 4th twice, the 1500m in Montreal 1976 and the 5000m in Moscow 1980.

Eamonn’s last race ever will arguable go down as one of his most historic. On February 20th 1994 when he became the first athlete over 40 years old to run under 4 minutes for the mile in a time of 3:58.17 in Harvard University, Boston.

He has enjoyed public speaking for almost forty years on the US circuit from motivational to sports topics and now can bring an insight into life as a Senator.

Eamonn is a member of the New York board at the Children’s Medical Research Foundation, Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin.

He published his autobiography “Chairman of the Boards-Master of the Mile in 2008.

He graduated from Villanova University, Pennsylvania, USA in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Communications.