Brendan Boyce goes in today’s 50k Walk in Rio

Brendan Boyce

Donegal's Brendan Boyce will go in today's 50k Walk event at the Rio Olympics.

It's a second games for Brendan who competed in London and set a new personal best time four years ago.

The Milford man has put in a huge effort in the months leading to Brazil by training in Spain and at high altitude.

Brendan's current pb of 3:54.24 was set at the World Championships in Moscow and the Milford man is hoping to improve on that time in Rio.

The 50K walk starts at 12noon Irish time.