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Ireland Athletics at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: November 24, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956

Events for Ireland: 4
Participants for Ireland: 3 (2 men and 1 woman)
Youngest Participant for Ireland: Ronnie Delany (21 years, 269 days)
Oldest Participant for Ireland: Maeve Kyle (28 years, 55 days)
Most Medals for Ireland (Athlete): Ronnie Delany (1 medal)

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Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ronnie Delany 21 Men's 1,500 metres 1 Gold

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eamonn Kinsella 24 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 4 h1 r1/3

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Maeve Kyle 28 Women's 100 metres 6 h4 r1/3

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Maeve Kyle 28 Women's 200 metres 5 h1 r1/3

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