Ireland at the 2015 European Games

Ireland competed at the 2015 European Games, in Baku, Azerbaijan from 12 to 28 June 2015.[1]

Ireland at the
2015 European Games
Flag of Ireland.svg
IOC codeIRL
NOCOlympic Federation of Ireland
Websiteolympics.ie
in Baku, Azerbaijan
12 – 28 June 2015
Competitors62 in 15 sports
Flag bearerKatie Taylor
Medals
Ranked 25th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
3
Total
6
European Games appearances (overview)

Boxer Brendan Irvine guaranteed Ireland its first ever European Games medal on 22 June by winning his quarterfinal in the men's 49 kg boxing event, thus ensuring at worst a bronze medal.

Medal summaryEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Michael O'Reilly Boxing Men's 75 kg 27 June
  Gold Katie Taylor Boxing Women's 60 kg 27 June
  Silver Brendan Irvine Boxing Men's 49 kg 25 June
  Bronze Seán McComb Boxing Men's 60 kg 26 June
  Bronze Joshua Magee
Sam Magee
Badminton Men's doubles 26 June
  Bronze Chloe Magee
Sam Magee
Badminton Mixed doubles 27 June
Medals by sport
Sports       Total
Boxing 2 1 1 4
Badminton 0 0 2 2

ArcheryEdit

Ireland qualified two archers for the 2015 Games; as a result, Ireland was also eligible to field a team in the mixed pairs competition.

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Darren Wallace Men's individual 630 52 Pasqualucci
 
L 2–6
Did not advance 52
Sinead Cuthbert Cunningham Women's individual 596 57 Erdyniyeva
 
L 0–6
Did not advance 57
Darren Wallace
Sinead Cuthbert Cunningham
Mixed Team 1226 27 Did not advance 27

BadmintonEdit

Ireland qualified an entrant in each of the five events, including the top seeds in men's singles and mixed doubles, and the sixth seed in women's singles.

Athlete Event Group Stages Round of 16
Opposition
Result
Quarterfinals
Opposition
Result
Semifinals
Opposition
Result
Final
Opposition
Result
Rank
Match 1
Opposition
Result
Match 2
Opposition
Result
Match 3
Opposition
Result
Pool

Rank
Scott Evans Men's singles Charalambidis
 
W 2–0
21–7, 21–9
Krausz
 
W 2–0
21–16, 21–7
Tan
 
W 2–1
14–21, 21–13, 21–13
1 Q Kisyov
 
W 2–0
21–6, 21–13
Holst
 
L 0–2
17–21, 14–21
Did not advance
Chloe Magee Women's singles Tolmoff
 
L 0–2
18–21, 17–21
Šefere
 
W 2–0
21–9, 21–7
Tan
 
W 2–1
11–21, 22–20, 21–12
3 Did not advance
Joshua Magee
Sam Magee
Men's doubles Mogensen &
Boe
 
L 0–2
21–17, 21–16
 Silva &
R Silva
 
W 2–0
21–13, 21–6
Florián &
Kopřiva
 
W 2–0
21–16, 21–7
2 Q Dierickx &
Golinski
 
W 2–1
23–21, 19–21, 21–14
Ivanov &
Sozonov
 
L
0–2
5–21, 9–21
Did not advance  
Rachel Darragh
Sara Boyle
Women's doubles Lindholm &
Nyström
 
L 0–2
15–21, 15–21
Baumann &
Fontaine
 
L 0–2
19–21, 18–21
Bolotova &
Kosetskaya
 
L 2–0
21–9, 21–9
4 Did not advance
Chloe Magee
Sam Magee
Mixed doubles Bartušis &
Fomkinaitė
 
W 2–0
21–8, 21–10
Cali &
Sadowski
 
W 2–0
21–3, 21–2
Bitman &
Bášová
 
W 2–1
21–11, 19–21, 21–14
1 Q Pietryja &
Wojtkowska
 
W 2–0
21–18, 21–12
Mittelheisser &
Fontaine
 
L 0–2
15–21, 21–23
Did not advance  

Basketball (3x3)Edit

Ireland have qualified a women's team of four for the 3x3 Basketball competition because of results at the 2014 European 3x3 Championships.

Athlete Event Group Stages Round of 16
Opposition
Result
Quarterfinals
Opposition
Result
Semifinals
Opposition
Result
Final
Opposition
Result
Rank
Match 1
Opposition
Result
Match 2
Opposition
Result
Match 3
Opposition
Result
Pool

Rank
 
Ireland
Niamh Dwyer
Grainne Dwyer
Suzanne Maguire
Orla O'Reilly
Women's 3x3  
Slovenia
L 10–14
 
Slovakia
W 20–12
 
Spain
L 11–21
3 Q  
Czech Republic
W 17–13
 
Russia
L 15–21
Did not advance 5

BoxingEdit

Ireland has qualified boxers for the following events.

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Brendan Irvine 49 kg Banabakov
 
W 3–0
Alizada
 
W 2–1
Zamotayev
  W 3–0
Sagaluev
  L 2–1
 
Myles Casey 52 kg Fihurenka
 
W 3–0
Mamishzada
 
L 0–3
Did not advance
Kurt Walker 56 kg Nazirov
 
L 1–2
Did not advance
Seán McComb 60 kg Beliak
 
W 3–0
Cosenza
 
W 3–0
Yilmaz
 
W 3–0
Selimov
 
L 0–3
Did not advance  
Dean Walsh 64 kg Dadashev
 
W 2–1
Sopa
 
L 3–0
Did not advance
Adam Nolan 69 kg Beqiri
 
W 3–0
Morelo
 
W 3–0
Kelly
 
L 1–2
Did not advance
Michael O'Reilly 75 kg Vrgoc
 
W 3–0
Sabotic
 
W 3–0
Venko
 
W 3–0
Koptyakov
 
W WO
Musalov
 
W 3–0
 
Darren O'Neill 91 kg Jinaru
 
W 3–0
Sinkevics
 
W 3–0
Manukian
  L 1–2
—|Did not advance
Dean Gardiner +91 kg Vianello
 
W 3–0
Yoka
 
L 0–3
—|Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ceire Smith 51 kg Johansen
 
W 3–0
Sagataeva
 
L 1–2
Did not advance
Michaela Walsh 54 kg Saveleva
 
L 0–3
Did not advance
Katie Taylor 60 kg Eliseeva
 
W 3–0
Lundblad
 
W 3–0
Alekseevna
 
W 2–1
Mossely
 
W 3–0
 

CanoeingEdit

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Peter Egan
Simas Dobrovolskis
Men's K2 1000 m 3:49.417 7 3:38.587 9 Did not advance
Men's K2 200 m 35.048 7 Did not advance
Tom Brennan Men's K1 200 m 36.446 6 36.191 8 Did not advance
Andrzej Jezierski Men's C1 200 m 42.336 6 40.227 5 Did not advance
Jennifer Egan Women's K1 200 m 42.643 6 42.657 8 Did not advance
Women's K1 500 m 1:55.468 6 1:52.536 7 Did not advance

CyclingEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Ryan Mullen Men's time trial 1:02:17.86 8
Ryan Mullen Men's road race DNF
Sean Downey DNF
Eddie Dunbar 5:42:09 48
Jack Wilson DNF
Conor Dunne 5:33:36 45
Caroline Ryan Women's time trial 35:29.55 15
Women's road race DNF

DivingEdit

Ireland sent one diver to the games.

Athlete Event Preliminaries Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Natasha McManus Women's 1 m springboard 319.70 19 Did not advance
Women's 3 m springboard 358.20 10 Q 381.50 10

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

JudoEdit

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Eoin Fleming 73 kg Vanlioglu
 
L 000-100|
Did not advance

KarateEdit

Athlete Event Group phase Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Karen Dolphin Women's Kata   Sánchez (ESP)
L 5–0
  Miskova (CZE)
L 5–0
  Scordo (FRA)
L 5–0
4 Did not advance

ShootingEdit

  • Men's trap –

Ireland secured one quota in the shotgun events based on the European rankings on 31 December 2014.

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Semi-final Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Derek Burnett Men's trap 120 10 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

TaekwondoEdit

Based on the WTF rankings as at 31 March 2015,Ireland secured one quota for the Games.

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Chloe Aboud Women's −67 kg   Johansson (SWE)
L 6–14
Did not advance =13

TriathlonEdit

Ireland had three quota places in the Triathlon events. Aileen Reid gained the best result, 6th, in the women's race.

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total time Rank
Russell White Men's triathlon 19:28 0:50 57:37 0:26 36:20 1:54:41 36
Aaron O'Brien DNF
Aileen Reid Women's triathlon 20:46 0:47 1:06:19 0:29 35:37 2:03:58 6

WrestlingEdit

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Soslan Tuaev 74 kg BYE DNC
Alex Dolly 86 kg   Friev (ESP)
L 4–0
Did not advance

ReferencesEdit