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Ireland Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games

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Host City: München, West Germany
Date Started: August 31, 1972
Date Finished: September 10, 1972

Events for Ireland: 12
Participants for Ireland: 13 (10 men and 3 women)
Youngest Participant for Ireland: Neil Cusack (20 years, 246 days)
Oldest Participant for Ireland: Dan McDaid (31 years, 38 days)
Most Medals for Ireland (Athlete): No medalists

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Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Fanahan McSweeney 25 Men's 400 metres 5 h5 r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Frank Murphy 25 Men's 800 metres 5 h1 r2/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Frank Murphy 25 Men's 1,500 metres 5 h5 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mike Keogh 21 Men's 5,000 metres 5 h1 r1/2
John Hartnett 22 Men's 5,000 metres 12 h3 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Neil Cusack 20 Men's 10,000 metres 10 h2 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dan McDaid 31 Men's Marathon 23
Des McGann 27 Men's Marathon 42
Donie Walsh 24 Men's Marathon 47

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eddie Leddy 20 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 9 h2 r1/2

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Phil Conway 24 Men's Shot Put 27 QR

Women's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mary Tracey-Purcell 23 Women's 800 metres 4 h1 r1/3
Claire Walsh 30 Women's 800 metres 7 h2 r1/3

Women's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mary Tracey-Purcell 23 Women's 1,500 metres 6 h3 r1/3

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Margaret Murphy 27 Women's 100 metres Hurdles 6 h3 r1/3

Women's Pentathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Margaret Murphy 27 Women's Pentathlon 27

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