Ireland at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

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Ireland at the
2004 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Ireland.svg
IPC code IRL
NPC Paralympics Ireland
Website www.paralympics.ie
in Athens
Competitors 42 in 7 sports
Medals
Ranked 61st
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 3 1 4
Summer Paralympics appearances

Ireland competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. The team included forty-two athletes, thirty-four men and eight women.[1] Irish competitors won four medals, three silver and one bronze to finish sixty-first in the medal table.[2]

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Conal McNamara Athletics Men's 400m T13
 Silver John McCarthy Athletics Men's discus throw F32/51
 Silver David Malone Swimming Men's 100m backstroke S8
 Bronze Derek Malone Athletics Men's 800m T38

Sports[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's track[edit]

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
John Fulham T53 100m 15.80 7 Q N/A 15.67 6
200m 27.98 12 Did not advance
Derek Malone T38 400m 54.35 7 q N/A 54.84 7
800m N/A 2:01.76 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Conal McNamara T13 200m 23.58 9 Did not advance
400m N/A 50.62 2nd, silver medalist(s)

Men's field[edit]

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Garrett Culliton F52 Discus 15.86 - 5
Shot put 6.81 - 10
Garrett Jameson F32/51 Club throw 26.32 890 7
Tom Leahy F32 Shot put 5.96 - 7
John McCarthy F32/51 Club throw 19.21 750 9
Discus 9.74 1078 2nd, silver medalist(s)

Women's track[edit]

Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Patrice Dockery T54 5000m DNF N/A 12:50.84 9
Catherine Walsh T13 400m N/A 1:05.99 6

Women's field[edit]

Athlete Class Event Final
Result Points Rank
Lisa Callaghan F35-38 Javelin 24.12 1087 5
Rosemary Tallon F33/34/52/53 Javelin 8.72 1214 4
Catherine Walsh F13 Long jump 4.55 - 6

Boccia[edit]

Individual events[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opponent Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Gabriel Shelly Mixed individual BC1  Beltran (ESP) L 3-9 3 Did not advance
 Taksee (THA) L 2-9
 Pearse (GBR) W 7-3
 Villano (ARG) W 11-0
 Gahleitner (AUT) W 6-1
Roberta Connolly Mixed individual BC2  Ferreira (POR) L 1-9 2 Q  P Silva (POR)
L 0-5
Did not advance
 Scalise (ARG) W 4-1
 Kwok (HKG) W 4-3
Keith Hayes  Murray (GBR) L 1-8 2 Q  Flood (NZL)
L 0-9
Did not advance
 Femtegield (NOR) W 5-4
 Tsilikopoulou (GRE) W/O
Martina Murphy  Steirer (AUT) L 0-7 4 Did not advance
 Siddiqi (DEN) L 4-10
 Mongkolpun (THA) L 0-10
John Cronin Mixed individual BC3  Hanson (USA) L 2-5 4 Did not advance
 Polychronidis (GRE) L 1-4
 Macedo (POR) L 3-7
 Bidlas (CZE) W 14-0
Gerry O'Grady  Pesquera (ESP) L 1-8 4 Did not advance
 Kabush (CAN) L 4-6
 Krenek (CZE) L 2-3

Pairs/teams[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Opponent Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
John Cronin
Gerry O'Grady
Pairs BC3  Pesquera (ESP) /
 J M Rodriguez (ESP)
L 1-3 3 Did not advance
 Jackson (NZL) /
 Dijkstra (NZL)
L 0-10
 Bidlas (CZE) /
 Krenek (CZE)
W 5-3
Roberta Connolly
Keith Hayes
Martina Murphy
Gabriel Shelly
Mixed team BC1/2  Portugal (POR) L 3-8 4 Did not advance
 New Zealand (NZL) L 3-9
 Hong Kong (HKG) L 4-9
 Thailand (THA) W 11-1
 Denmark (DEN) W 7-3

Cycling[edit]

Men's road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Denis Toomey
Mark Kehoe (pilot)
Men's road race/time trial tandem B1-3 34:52 19

Men's track[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification 1st round Final
Time Rank Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Ian Mahon
Mark Kehoe (pilot)
Men's 1km time trial tandem B1-3 N/A 1:14.38 18
Men's individual pursuit tandem B1-3 5:15.37 17 Did not advance

Equestrian[edit]

Athlete Event Total
Score Rank
Breda Bernie Mixed individual championship test grade II 55.000 17
Mixed individual freestyle test grade II 61.833 19

Football 7-a-side[edit]

The men's team didn't win any medals: they were 7th out of 8 teams.

Players[edit]

Tournament[edit]

Game Match Score Rank
1 Ireland vs.  Ukraine (UKR) 0 - 6 4
2 Ireland vs.  Argentina (ARG) 2 - 5
3 Ireland vs.  Iran (IRI) 2 - 7
7th/8th classification Ireland vs.  United States (USA) 4 - 0 7

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage
round 1
Repechage
round 2
Final/
Bronze medal contest
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Michael Doyle Men's 73kg  Krieger (GER)
L 99-99
Did not advance
Tony White Men's 81kg  Jonard (FRA)
L 0000-1000
N/A  Lopez (USA)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men[edit]

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
David Malone S8 100m backstroke 1:13.64 3 Q 1:12.55 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Aidan McGlynn S9 50m freestyle 29.15 19 Did not advance

Women[edit]

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Claire Conway S9 100m butterfly 1:24.37 16 Did not advance

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Participation Numbers Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Medal Standings Athens 2004 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2011.