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Ireland Summer Sports

IRL IrelandSummer Sports / Winter Sports

Games: 21 summer games in 17 countries
Events: 213 distinct events in 26 sports

Participants: 772 (623 men and 148 women)
Youngest Participant: Aisling O'Leary (15 years, 55 days), 1972 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Joe McMenamin (59 years, 319 days), 1972 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Michelle Smith (4 medals)

26 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1976 1996 7 5 2
2 Art Competitions 1924 1948 31 21 10 1 2 3 3 athletes with 1 medal
3 Athletics 1924 2016 189 133 56 4 2 6 Pat O'Callaghan (2 medals)
4 Badminton 2000 2016 3 1 2
5 Basketball 1948 1948 13 13 0
6 Boxing 1924 2016 106 105 1 2 5 9 16 Paddy Barnes (2 medals)
7 Canoeing 1972 2012 20 17 3
8 Cycling 1928 2016 47 43 4
9 Diving 1948 2016 2 2 0
10 Equestrianism 1948 2016 73 49 24 1 1 Cian O'Connor (1 medal)
11 Fencing 1948 2008 17 14 3
12 Football 1924 1948 23 23 0
13 Golf 2016 2016 4 2 2
14 Gymnastics 1996 2016 3 2 1
15 Hockey 2016 2016 16 16 0
16 Judo 1964 2012 14 13 1
17 Modern Pentathlon 1980 2016 5 4 1
18 Rowing 1948 2016 50 46 4 1 1 Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan (1 medal)
19 Sailing 1948 2016 60 51 9 2 2 3 athletes with 1 medal
20 Shooting 1968 2012 16 15 1
21 Swimming 1928 2016 41 20 20 3 1 4 Michelle Smith (4 medals)
22 Tennis 1924 1996 7 5 2
23 Triathlon 2008 2016 4 2 2
24 Water Polo 1924 1928 12 12 0
25 Weightlifting 1960 1972 3 3 0
26 Wrestling 1952 1988 6 6 0