Name: Fionnuala McCormack

Event: Marathon

Age: 36

Fionnuala McCormack joins an elite club of Irish athletes after qualifying for her fourth Olympic Games.

Wicklow native McCormack ran her first Olympics in Beijing in the 3,000m steeplechase, followed by the 10,000m in London four years later.

Her first marathon came in Rio 2016, and the two-time European Cross-Country champion will have Irish company in the form of Aoife Cooke for the 26.2 mile race in Sapporo.