Ireland at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Ireland at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ireland.svg
IOC code IRL
NOC Olympic Council of Ireland
Website www.olympicsport.ie
in Amsterdam
Competitors 38 (33 men, 5 women) in 6 sports
Medals
Ranked 24th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 0 1
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.[1] Ireland won its first Olympic medal as an independent nation as Pat O'Callaghan won the gold medal in the men's hammer throw.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Pat O'Callaghan Athletics Men's hammer throw 30 July

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)

  • First Round — Bye Second Round — Lost to Ben Bril (HOL), points

Men's Lightweight (-61.2 kg)

See full results Boxing at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's lightweight

Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)

Cycling[edit]

Two cyclists, both men, competed for Ireland in 1928.

Individual road race
Sprint
Time trial

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Arts competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 

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