Ireland at the 1928 Summer Olympics
|Ireland at the
1928 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Olympic Council of Ireland|
|Competitors||38 (33 men, 5 women) in 6 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|Great Britain (1896–1920)|
Ireland competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 38 competitors, 33 men and 5 women, took part in 27 events in 6 sports. Ireland won its first Olympic medal as an independent nation as Pat O'Callaghan won the gold medal in the men's hammer throw.
|Gold||Pat O'Callaghan||Athletics||Men's hammer throw||30 July|
Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)
- First Round — Bye Second Round — Lost to Ben Bril (HOL), points
Men's Lightweight (-61.2 kg)
- William O'Shea
- First Round - Lost to Jorge Diaz (CHI), points
See full results Boxing at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's lightweight
Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)
- First Round — Lost to Arturo Rodríguez (ARG), KO-1
Two cyclists, both men, competed for Ireland in 1928.
- "Ireland at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
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