Waterford's Thomas Barr is the Beat South East Sports Star of the Year 2016.
He won the accolade at the annual award ceremony which recognises achievement by sportspeople and teams from the South East region.
The ceremony took place at a packed Mount Wolseley Hotel Spa & Golf Resort in Tullow, Co. Carlow last night.
Winners inother categories included the Kilkenny All-Ireland Senior & Intermediate Camogie teams, Kung-fu Champion Dale White, the Wexford-Youths Womens Soccer team & Hartlepool striker Padraig Amond.
Barr, a track and field competitor from Dunmore East, Waterford had a stellar 2016.
The highlight of his year was his performance at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio where he finished fourth in the 400m hurdles.
Although he narrowly missed out on a medal by just .05 of a second, his valiant performance saw him set an Irish record with a time of 47.97.
More to follow.