Ireland at the Olympics

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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 Gogarty, Oliver St. JohnOliver St. John Gogarty 1924 Paris Poetry Poetry
11 Gold O'Callaghan, PatPat O'Callaghan 1928 Amsterdam Athletics Men's hammer throw
11 Gold Tisdall, BobBob Tisdall 1932 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
11 Gold O'Callaghan, PatPat O'Callaghan 1932 Los Angeles Athletics Men's hammer throw
22 Silver McNally, JohnJohn McNally 1952 Helsinki Boxing Men's bantamweight
11 Gold Delaney, RonnieRonnie Delaney 1956 Melbourne Athletics Men's 1500 metres
22 Silver Tiedt, FredFred Tiedt 1956 Melbourne Boxing Men's welterweight
33 Bronze Caldwell, JohnJohn Caldwell 1956 Melbourne Boxing Men's flyweight
33 Bronze Gilroy, FreddieFreddie Gilroy 1956 Melbourne Boxing Men's bantamweight
33 Bronze Byrne, AnthonyAnthony Byrne 1956 Melbourne Boxing Men's lightweight
33 Bronze McCourt, JimJim McCourt 1964 Tokyo Boxing Men's lightweight
33 Bronze Russell, HughHugh Russell 1980 Moscow Boxing Men's flyweight
22 Silver Wilkins, DavidDavid Wilkins
James Wilkinson
1980 Moscow Sailing Flying Dutchman class
22 Silver Treacy, JohnJohn Treacy 1984 Los Angeles Athletics Men's marathon
11 Gold Carruth, MichaelMichael Carruth 1992 Barcelona Boxing Men's welterweight
22 Silver McCullough, WayneWayne McCullough 1992 Barcelona Boxing Men's bantamweight
11 Gold Smith, MichelleMichelle Smith 1996 Atlanta Swimming Women's 400 metre freestyle
11 Gold Smith, MichelleMichelle Smith 1996 Atlanta Swimming Women's 200 metre individual medley
11 Gold Smith, MichelleMichelle Smith 1996 Atlanta Swimming Women's 400 metre individual medley
33 Bronze Smith, MichelleMichelle Smith 1996 Atlanta Swimming Women's 200 metre butterfly
22 Silver O'Sullivan, SoniaSonia O'Sullivan 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 5000 metres
33 Bronze Barnes, PaddyPaddy Barnes 2008 Beijing Boxing Men's Light flyweight
22 Silver Egan, KennyKenny Egan 2008 Beijing Boxing Men's Light Heavyweight
33 Bronze Sutherland, DarrenDarren Sutherland 2008 Beijing Boxing Men's Middleweight
33 Bronze O' Connor, CianCian O' Connor 2012 London Equestrian Individual jumping
11 Gold Taylor, KatieKatie Taylor 2012 London Boxing Women's lightweight
33 Bronze Barnes, PaddyPaddy Barnes 2012 London Boxing Men's light flyweight
33 Bronze Conlan, MichaelMichael Conlan 2012 London Boxing Men's flyweight
22 Silver Nevin, John JoeJohn 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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