Ireland at the Olympics

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Ireland at the
Olympics
Flag of Ireland.svg
IOC codeIRL
NOCOlympic Federation of Ireland
Websitewww.olympics.ie
Medals
Gold
9
Silver
10
Bronze
12
Total
31
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
 Great Britain (1896–1920)

Ireland has been at the Summer Olympic Games since 1924, and at the Winter Olympic Games since 1992. Before 1922, Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Irish athletes at earlier Games are counted as British in Olympic numbers.

Medal tables[change | change source]

The following tables include medals won by athletes on Irish teams together with one poet. All medals are from the Summer Games. Ireland's best result at the Winter Games was fourth, by Clifton Wrottesley in the Men's Skeleton in 2002 at Salt Lake City.

Medallists (28)[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
33 Bronze Oliver St. John Gogarty 1924 Paris Poetry Poetry
11 Gold Pat O'Callaghan 1928 Amsterdam Athletics Men's hammer throw
11 Gold Bob Tisdall 1932 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
11 Gold Pat O'Callaghan 1932 Los Angeles Athletics Men's hammer throw
22 Silver John McNally 1952 Helsinki Boxing Men's bantamweight
11 Gold Ronnie Delaney 1956 Melbourne Athletics Men's 1500 metres
22 Silver Fred Tiedt 1956 Melbourne Boxing Men's welterweight
33 Bronze John Caldwell 1956 Melbourne Boxing Men's flyweight
33 Bronze Freddie Gilroy 1956 Melbourne Boxing Men's bantamweight
33 Bronze Anthony Byrne 1956 Melbourne Boxing Men's lightweight
33 Bronze Jim McCourt 1964 Tokyo Boxing Men's lightweight
33 Bronze Hugh Russell 1980 Moscow Boxing Men's flyweight
22 Silver David Wilkins
James Wilkinson
1980 Moscow Sailing Flying Dutchman class
22 Silver John Treacy 1984 Los Angeles Athletics Men's marathon
11 Gold Michael Carruth 1992 Barcelona Boxing Men's welterweight
22 Silver Wayne McCullough 1992 Barcelona Boxing Men's bantamweight
11 Gold Michelle Smith 1996 Atlanta Swimming Women's 400 metre freestyle
11 Gold Michelle Smith 1996 Atlanta Swimming Women's 200 metre individual medley
11 Gold Michelle Smith 1996 Atlanta Swimming Women's 400 metre individual medley
33 Bronze Michelle Smith 1996 Atlanta Swimming Women's 200 metre butterfly
22 Silver Sonia O'Sullivan 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 5000 metres
33 Bronze Paddy Barnes 2008 Beijing Boxing Men's Light flyweight
22 Silver Kenny Egan 2008 Beijing Boxing Men's Light Heavyweight
33 Bronze Darren Sutherland 2008 Beijing Boxing Men's Middleweight
33 Bronze Cian O' Connor 2012 London Equestrian Individual jumping
11 Gold Katie Taylor 2012 London Boxing Women's lightweight
33 Bronze Paddy Barnes 2012 London Boxing Men's light flyweight
33 Bronze Michael Conlan 2012 London Boxing Men's flyweight
22 Silver John Joe Nevin 2012 London Boxing Men's bantamweight

Medals by Summer Games[change | change source]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1924 Paris 0 0 0 0
1928 Amsterdam 1 0 0 1
1932 Los Angeles 2 0 0 2
1936 Berlin did not participate
1948 London 0 0 0 0
1952 Helsinki 0 1 0 1
1956 Melbourne/Stockholm 1 1 3 5
1960 Rome 0 0 0 0
1964 Tokyo 0 0 1 1
1968 Mexico City 0 0 0 0
1972 Munich 0 0 0 0
1976 Montreal 0 0 0 0
1980 Moscow 0 1 1 2
1984 Los Angeles 0 1 0 1
1988 Seoul 0 0 0 0
1992 Barcelona 1 1 0 2
1996 Atlanta 3 0 1 4
2000 Sydney 0 1 0 1
2004 Athens 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 0 1 2 3
2012 London 1 1 3 5
Total 9 8 11 28

Medals by sport[change | change source]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 4 2 0 6
Swimming 3 0 1 4
Boxing 2 5 9 16
Sailing 0 1 0 1
Equestrian 0 0 1 1
Total 9 8 11 28

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