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Ireland Boxing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia
Date Started: November 23, 1956
Date Finished: December 1, 1956

Events for Ireland: 7
Participants for Ireland: 7 (7 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for Ireland: Johnny Caldwell (18 years, 201 days)
Oldest Participant for Ireland: Tony Byrne (26 years, 141 days)
Most Medals for Ireland (Athlete): 4 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's Flyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Johnny Caldwell 18 Men's Flyweight 3T Bronze

Men's Bantamweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Freddie Gilroy 20 Men's Bantamweight 3T Bronze

Men's Featherweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Martin Smyth Men's Featherweight 17T

Men's Lightweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tony Byrne 26 Men's Lightweight 3T Bronze

Men's Light-Welterweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Henry Perry 21 Men's Light-Welterweight 9T

Men's Welterweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Fred Tiedt 21 Men's Welterweight 2 Silver

Men's Heavyweight

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pa Sharkey Men's Heavyweight 9T

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