Ireland at the 1948 Summer Olympics

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ireland at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ireland.svg
IOC code IRL
NOC Olympic Council of Ireland
Website www.olympicsport.ie
in London
Competitors 72 in 9 sports
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 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.[1] 72 competitors, 68 men and 4 women, took part in 32 events in 9 sports.[2]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Five fencers, four men and one woman, represented Ireland in 1948.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Women's foil

Football[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Art competitions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University Athletics in Ireland 1857–2000". Cyril M. White, PhD University College Dublin/Athletics Ireland website. 
  2. ^ "Ireland at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-06-18.