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Golden moment is on horizon for NI Olympians

A host of local athletes are chasing a medal in Tokyo at the weekend

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Celebrations: Aidan Walsh celebrates after defeating Merven Clair of Mauritius. Credit; Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Celebrations: Aidan Walsh celebrates after defeating Merven Clair of Mauritius. Credit; Buda Mendes/Getty Images

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Aidan's parents Damien and Martine celebrate at their west Belfast home

Aidan's parents Damien and Martine celebrate at their west Belfast home

Rhys McClenaghan qualifies on the Pommel horse. Credit: INPHO/James Crombie

Rhys McClenaghan qualifies on the Pommel horse. Credit: INPHO/James Crombie

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Kurt Walker beats Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov. Credit: Frank Franklin/AP

Kurt Walker beats Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov. Credit: Frank Franklin/AP

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Celebrations: Aidan Walsh celebrates after defeating Merven Clair of Mauritius. Credit; Buda Mendes/Getty Images

It could be ‘Super Sunday’ for Northern Ireland at the Olympics as four athletes from the region go for glory in Tokyo.

Rory McIlroy, Rhys McClenaghan, Aidan Walsh and Kurt Walker will all compete for medals for Team Ireland on one of the biggest sporting days in recent times.


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