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Ireland Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Ireland at 2016 Rio Olympics

Ireland is among the teams participating at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Irish team has been consistently participating in Summer Olympics since 1924. In addition to that, it has been participating in the winter Olympics from the year 1992. So far, Ireland Olympic team has won 28 medals at the summer Olympics.

Players to watch at 2016 Summer Olympics

Ireland team consists of 73 athletes who qualified to participate in Rio. In athletics, where a gold medal has not been won since 1956, there would be 17 participants. Mark English and Ciara Everard are participating in the 800 m event.

In boxing, which has given the Irish Olympic team 16 of the 28 medals so far, eight players will participate this year. Katie Taylor, the Olympic champion, will lead them to Rio for more medals. Apart from Taylor, the team has promising participants such as Michael Conlan and Joe Ward—both of them won bronze medal in previous Olympics.

In the sailing event, don’t miss out Annalise Murphy who is promising to emerge as a medal winner considering she had finished fourth in 2012 London Olympics.

Medals won so far by Ireland in Olympics

By now the Irish team has 28 medals, 16 of which have been won by boxing participants. Ireland will participate in boxing, hockey, swimming, equestrian, sailing, rowing, cycling, diving, gymnastics, badminton, and triathlon.

The 2016 Games in Numbers

  • Sports : 15
  • Athletes Participating : 80
  • Events : 63

Ireland Olympic Athletes at 2016 Summer Olympics

Athletes NameSports
Chloe MageeBadminton
Scott EvansBadminton
Katie TaylorBoxing
Michael ConlanBoxing
Paddy BarnesBoxing
Joe WardBoxing
David Oliver JoyceBoxing
Brendan IrvineBoxing
Steven DonnellyBoxing
Michael O'ReillyBoxing
Daniel MartinCycling - Road
Nicolas RocheCycling - Road
Shannon McCurleyCycling - Track
Oliver DingleyDiving
Greg BroderickEquestrian
Judy ReynoldsEquestrian
Jonty EvansEquestrian
Padraig McCarthyEquestrian
Mark KyleEquestrian
Clare AbbottEquestrian
David HarteField hockey
Ronan GormleyField hockey
Mitch DarlingField hockey
Chris CargoField hockey
Paul GleghorneField hockey
Kirk ShimminsField hockey
Alan SothernField hockey
John JermynField hockey
Jonathan BellField hockey
Kyle GoodField hockey
John JacksonField hockey
Peter CaruthField hockey
Shane O'DonoghueField hockey
Eugene MageeField hockey
Michael WattField hockey
Conor HarteField hockey
Pádraig HarringtonGolf
Séamus PowerGolf
Leona MaguireGolf
Stephanie MeadowGolf
Ellis O'ReillyGymnastics
Kieran BehanGymnastics
Natalya CoyleModern pentathlon
Arthur Lanigan O'KeeffeModern pentathlon
Sanita PuspureRowing
Claire LambeRowing
Gary O'DonovanRowing
Paul O'DonovanRowing
Sinead LynchRowing
Annalise MurphySailing
Ryan SeatonSailing
Matt McGovernSailing
Saskia TideySailing
Finn LynchSailing
Andrea BrewsterSailing
Fiona DoyleSwimming
Nicholas QuinnSwimming
Shane RyanSwimming
Robert HeffernanTrack & field
Paul PollockTrack & field
Mark EnglishTrack & field
Ciara MageeanTrack & field
Fionnuala McCormackTrack & field
Tori PenaTrack & field
Michelle FinnTrack & field
Thomas BarrTrack & field
Ciara EverardTrack & field
Sara Louise TreacyTrack & field
Kerry O'FlahertyTrack & field
Brendan BoyceTrack & field
Alex WrightTrack & field
Kevin SeawardTrack & field
Breege ConnollyTrack & field
Mick ClohiseyTrack & field
Lizzie LeeTrack & field
Aileen ReidTriathlon
Bryan KeaneTriathlon

Olympic Medals Tally Ireland

London 2012Summer Games1124
Beijing 2008Summer Games0123
Sydney 2000Summer Games0101
Atlanta 1996Summer Games3014
Barcelona 1992Summer Games1102
Los Angeles 1984 Summer Games0101
Moscow 1980 Summer Games0112
Tokyo 1964 Summer Games0011
Melbourne / Stockholm 1956 Summer Games1135
Helsinki 1952 Summer Games0101
Los Angeles 1932 Summer Games2002
Amsterdam 1928 Summer Games1001

Last Updated On : August 05, 2016