Ireland at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Ireland at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ireland.svg
IOC code IRL
NOC Olympic Council of Ireland
Website www.olympicsport.ie
in Seoul
Competitors 61 (52 men and 9 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Wayne McCullough
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Great Britain (1896–1920)

Ireland competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. 61 competitors, 52 men and 9 women, took part in 47 events in 12 sports.[1]

Archery[edit]

In Ireland's fourth appearance in archery competition at the Olympics, the nation was represented by two men and one woman.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2"17.16 (→ 24th place)
  • Final — 2"25.38 (→ 52nd place)

Men's 3.000m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:40.87
  • Semi Final — 8:43.34 (→ did not advance)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualifying Heat — 68.66m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 76.46m (→ did not advance)

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 11.26s
  2. Long Jump — 6.90m
  3. Shot Put — 12.41m
  4. High Jump — 1.88m
  5. 400 metres — 48.24s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 15.61s
  7. Discus Throw — 38.02m
  8. Pole Vault — 4.40m
  9. Javelin Throw — 52.68m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:32.06s

Women's 3.000m Steeplechase

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2"44.17 (→ 46th place)
  • Final — 3"04.21 (→ 57th place)

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Fred Mutuweta (Uganda), 5:0
  • Third Round — Lost to Scott Olsen (Canada), 0:5

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Five male cyclists represented Ireland in 1988.

Men's road race
Men's team time trial

Equestrianism[edit]

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:57.90 (→ did not advance, 50th place)
  • Heat — 2:01.73 (→ did not advance, 57th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 58.82 (→ did not advance, 29th place)
  • Heat — 59.37 (→ did not advance, 36th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:05.71 (→ did not advance, 25th place)
  • Heat — 2:06.98 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:05.34 (→ did not advance, 34th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:18.93 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:07.77 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Heat — 15:07.41 (→ Advanced, 1st place)
  • Final — 15:06.42 (→ 4th overall)


Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:06.22 (→ did not advance, 27th place)
  • Heat — 1:06.73 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:19.50 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Heat — 2:19.91 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:25.53 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 5:01.84 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Tennis[edit]

Men's Doubles Competition

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]