Pat Hooper

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Patrick Hooper (12 May 1952 – 9 October 2020) was an Irish Olympian and long-distance runner. He was born in Dublin. He represented Ireland in the marathon at European and Olympic level.[1] His marathon personal best time was 2:17:46.[2] He participated in the 1980 Summer Olympics coming in 40th place.

He was the older brother of three-time Olympian and marathoner Dick Hooper.

Hooper died on 9 October 2020 in Dublin, aged 68.[3]

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  1. Pat Hooper at Sports Reference
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  3. O'Riordan, Ian. "Sudden death of 1980 Olympian Pat Hooper, aged 68". Irish Times. Retrieved 9 October 2020.