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Ireland Athletics at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games

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Host City: Seoul, South Korea
Date Started: September 23, 1988
Date Finished: October 1, 1988

Events for Ireland: 12
Participants for Ireland: 18 (14 men and 4 women)
Youngest Participant for Ireland: T. J. Kearns (22 years, 116 days)
Oldest Participant for Ireland: Eamonn Coghlan (35 years, 309 days)
Most Medals for Ireland (Athlete): No medalists

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Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Marcus O'Sullivan 26 Men's 1,500 metres 8
Gerry O'Reilly 24 Men's 1,500 metres 10 h3 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
John Doherty 27 Men's 5,000 metres 9
Eamonn Coghlan 35 Men's 5,000 metres 15 h1 r2/3
Frank O'Mara 28 Men's 5,000 metres 10 h2 r1/3

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dick Hooper 32 Men's Marathon 24
John Woods 32 Men's Marathon 52
John Treacy 31 Men's Marathon AC

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
T. J. Kearns 22 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 7 h1 r2/4

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Brendan Quinn 28 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 11 h2 r2/3

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jimmy McDonald 24 Men's 20 kilometres Walk 17

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Conor McCullough 27 Men's Hammer Throw 24 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Terry McHugh 25 Men's Javelin Throw 22 QR

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Carlos O'Connell 25 Men's Decathlon 29

Women's 3,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ann Keenan-Buckley 26 Women's 3,000 metres 13 h2 r1/2

Women's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ailish Smyth 29 Women's Marathon 46
Marie Murphy-Rollins 29 Women's Marathon 57

Women's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Barbara Johnson 25 Women's 400 metres Hurdles 6 h4 r1/3

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