Name: James Nolan
Competes at: Super Senior
Transplant: Kidney transplant in July 1987
Sports: Accomplished jockey. Rode a winner in the Irish National Hunt Racing Festival in Punchestown in 2002 and has ridden at Ascot and Newmarket. Rode in 9 National 3 Day Event Championships. 9th in International 3 D/E in Switzerland in 1989. Member of the team that won 3D/E National Championships in 1993.
Has trekked part of Everest, Rockies and the Andes.
Wurzburg, Germany, 2008 - Gold in Golf, Gross. 5th in Team Golf. 100m 6th. 800m Silver. 200m Bronze. 400m Bronze. 4x100m Relay, Fourth.
American Games, Pittsburgh, 2008 - 13th Golf, nett
Thailand 2007 - Bronze 400m
Hungary 2002 Won 800m and 5000m. Bronze in Badminton.
France 2003 Silver in Golf and 400m. 4th in 4 x 400m
Slovenia 2004 Silver in 400m and 4 x I00m. 4th in 200m
Canada 2005 4th in 400m
Hungary 2006 Silver in 400m, Bronze in 200m and 6th in relay
Games Events: Golf, 100m Track, 200m Track, 400m Track, 800m Track, 4 x 100m Track
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