Ireland at the 1948 Summer Olympics
|Ireland at the Olympic Games|
|At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London|
|Competitors||72 in 9 sports|
|Olympic history (summary)|
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|Great Britain (1896–1920)|
Ireland competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. It was the first time that the country had competed in the Summer Olympics since 1932. A dispute between rival Irish Athletics governing bodies saw many Irish athletes barred from taking part in the Athletics competitions. 72 competitors, 68 men and 4 women, took part in 32 events in 9 sports.
Five fencers, four men and one woman, represented Ireland in 1948.
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