VIDEO: For those who missed it, the 400m hurdles final in full 5 years ago

VIDEO: For those who missed it, the 400m hurdles final in full

So, so close.

Before the interview, before the proud parents, before the reaction of fans up and down the country, Thomas Barr have an incredible performance to come within a split second of a medal in the 400m hurdles final at the Olympic Games in Rio.

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For these two minutes, offices and shops and pubs up and down the country stopped still but on the off chance you weren't able to catch it, here's the race in full.

Our kingdom for five more metres.