Name: Ronan Byrne

Event: Rowing - men's double sculls

Age: 23

From Ballinlough, County Cork, Byrne has been competing for ten years and is a member of the UCC Rowing Club. Along with Philip Doyle, he took home a silver medal at the 2019 World Championships and in doing so the pair qualified for Tokyo.

In the single sculls at the 2019 U-23 World Championships, Byrne won gold and in September of that year he was named World Rowing's Rising Star.

Both he and Doyle also combined to win silver in the double sculls at the World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland.