Men’s judge Denis Donoghue gets Tokyo 2020 call-up
12th March 2020, 11:34a.m. | International
12th March 2020; Gymnastics Ireland official Denis Donoghue has been selected to judge at Tokyo 2020, his 3rd time getting the call-up for an Olympic Games. The official announcement was made by the international gymnastics federation (FIG) Executive Committee on Monday 9th March.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Donoghue said: ‘It’s every judge’s dream to judge at Olympic Games. This will be my third so I realise I'm very fortunate. It'll be extra exciting this year with Rhys McClenaghan and Luke Carson hoping to make a bit of history’
Denis is a Brevet Judge for the Men’s Artistic discipline, the highest level of judge in the world of gymnastics. He is also the head men’s judge in Ireland and coordinates the training & development of our men’s judging workforce for the discipline on a national level.
Speaking of the news, Gymnastics Ireland CEO Mr. Ciaran Gallagher added: ‘It’s no surprise Denis has received the call-up for Tokyo 2020 given how highly regarded he is within the top judging ranks of the international gymnastics community. On behalf of all at Gymnastics Ireland I would like to congratulate Denis on this great achievement’
This year’s Olympic Games will be held from 24th July until 9th August in Tokyo Japan.
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