Kieran Behan captures the heart of Ireland and beyond
What a month it has been for 22-year-old Artistic male gymnast Kieran Behan.
Not only did he qualify for Ireland at the 2012 London Olympic games, but he landed 4th place in Floor final at the London Prepares Test Event (the final Olympic qualification), he has received funding from the Olympic Council of Ireland and has gained access to the Irish Sports Council’s High Performance funding programme, not to mention capturing the attention of Ireland’s media and beyond.
Kieran in the Floor Finals at the London Prepares Test Event - olympic qualifiers (courtesy of Full Twist)
The inspirational 22-year-old captured Ireland’s heart with his journey to gaining Olympic qualifications. He featured on Ireland’s The Late Late show, has been interviewed on nearly every radio station across the country and landed front page of The Irish Times.
Click on the links below to find out all about Kieran’s astonishing story and see some of the highlights of his extraordinary past month.
The late late Show
The Irish Times