Ireland at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Ireland competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. 61 competitors, 52 men and 9 women, took part in 47 events in 12 sports.[1]

Ireland at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ireland.svg
IOC codeIRL
NOCOlympic Federation of Ireland
Websitewww.olympics.ie
in Seoul
Competitors61 (52 men and 9 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Wayne McCullough
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Great Britain (1896–1920)

ArcheryEdit

In Ireland's fourth appearance in archery competition at the Olympics, the nation was represented by two men and one woman.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's Marathon

  • Final — 2"17.16 (→ 24th place)
  • Final — 2"25.38 (→ 52nd place)

Men's 3.000m Steeplechase

  • Heat — 8:40.87
  • Semi Final — 8:43.34 (→ did not advance)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualifying Heat — 68.66m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 76.46m (→ did not advance)

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 11.26s
  2. Long Jump — 6.90m
  3. Shot Put — 12.41m
  4. High Jump — 1.88m
  5. 400 metres — 48.24s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 15.61s
  7. Discus Throw — 38.02m
  8. Pole Vault — 4.40m
  9. Javelin Throw — 52.68m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:32.06s

Women's 3.000m Steeplechase

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2"44.17 (→ 46th place)
  • Final — 3"04.21 (→ 57th place)

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

  • First Round — Bye
  • Second Round — Defeated Fred Mutuweta (Uganda), 5:0
  • Third Round — Lost to Scott Olsen (Canada), 0:5

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Five male cyclists represented Ireland in 1988.

Men's road race
Men's team time trial

EquestrianismEdit

JudoEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:57.90 (→ did not advance, 50th place)
  • Heat — 2:01.73 (→ did not advance, 57th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 58.82 (→ did not advance, 29th place)
  • Heat — 59.37 (→ did not advance, 36th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:05.71 (→ did not advance, 25th place)
  • Heat — 2:06.98 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:05.34 (→ did not advance, 34th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:18.93 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:07.77 (→ did not advance, 20th place)


Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:06.22 (→ did not advance, 27th place)
  • Heat — 1:06.73 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:19.50 (→ did not advance, 17th place)
  • Heat — 2:19.91 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:25.53 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 5:01.84 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

TennisEdit

Men's Doubles Competition

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ireland at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 July 2016.[permanent dead link]