Ireland at the 2020 Summer Paralympics

Ireland competed at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 August to 5 September 2021.[1][2]

Ireland at the
2020 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Ireland.svg
IPC codeIRL
NPCParalympics Ireland
Websiteparalympics.ie
in Tokyo
Competitors31 in 10 sports
Flag bearer Britney Arendse and Jordan Lee
Medals
Gold
4
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
7
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Ellen Keane Swimming Women's 100 metre breaststroke SB8 26 August
  Gold Jason Smyth Athletics Men's 100 metres T13 29 August
  Gold Katie-George Dunlevy
Guide: Eve McCrystal
Cycling Women's road time trial B 31 August
  Gold Katie-George Dunlevy
Guide: Eve McCrystal
Cycling Women's road race B 3 September
  Silver Katie-George Dunlevy
Pilot: Eve McCrystal
Cycling Women's individual pursuit B 28 August
  Silver Nicole Turner Swimming Women's 50 metre butterfly S6 30 August
  Bronze Gary O'Reilly Cycling Men's road time trial H5 31 August

ArcheryEdit

Women's individual
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Kerrie-Louise Leonard Compound open 657 18   Jyoti Baliyan (IND)
W 137-141
  Stepanida Artakhinova (RPC)
L 131-141
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

Men's track
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Michael McKillop 1500 m T38 4:27.69 8
Noah Malone Marathon T54 N/A 1:32:54 12
Jason Smyth 100 m T13 10.74 1 Q 10.53  
Women's track
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Orla Comerford 100 m T13 12.87 13 Did not advance
Greta Štreimikytė 1500 m T13 4:45.98 2 Q 4:34.82 5
Men's field
Athlete Event Result Rank
Jordan Lee High jump T47 1.74 m 9
Women's field
Athlete Event Result Rank
Mary Fitzgerald Shot put F40
Niamh McCarthy Discus throw F41 28.94 m 5

CyclingEdit

Ireland are sending 4 male and 3 female cyclists to the Paralympics. The 4 men are the pair of Martin Gordon & Eamon Brynes, Ronan Grimes and Gary O' Reilly. [3]The 3 women are the pair of Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal and Richael Timothy.[4][5]

Men's road
Athlete Event Time Rank
Martin Gordon Road race B DNS
Time trial B WD
Ronan Grimes Road race C4–5 2:29:21 11
Time trial C4–5 47:40.06 6
Gary O'Reilly Road race H5 2:24:57 5
Time trial H5 39:36.46  
Women's road
Athlete Event Time Rank
Katie-George Dunlevy Road race B 2:35:53  
Road time trial B 47:32.07  
Richael Timothy Road race C1–3 1:21:22 11
Time trial C1–3 30:55.24 14
Men's track
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Martin Gordon Time trial B N/A 1:01.545 5
Ronan Grimes Individual pursuit C4 4:37.693 4 Q 4:37.001 4 L
Time trial C4–5 N/A 52.163 15
Women's track
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Katie-George Dunlevy Individual pursuit B 3:19.946 2 Q 3:21.505  
Time trial B N/A 1:09.044 6
Richael Timothy Individual pursuit C1–3 4:11.699 9 Did not advance
Time trial C1–3 N/A 42.368 10

EquestrianEdit

Ireland are sending 4 para dressage competitors over to the Paralympics. The 4 riders are Tamsin Addison with her horse Fahrenheit 212, Rosemary Gaffney with her horse Werona, Michael Murphy with his horse Cleverboy and Kate Kerr Horan with her horse Serafina T.

Individual
Athlete Horse Event Total
Score Rank
Tamsin Addison Fahrenheit Individual championship test grade V
Rosemary Jean Gaffney Werona Individual championship test grade IV
Kate Kerr-Horan Serafina T Individual championship test grade III
Michael Murphy Cleverboy Individual championship test grade I
Team
Athlete Horse Event Individual score Total
TT CT Total Score Rank
  See above Team
 
 
 

* Indicates the three best individual scores that count towards the team total.

ParacanoeingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Patrick O'Leary Men's KL3
Men's VL3

PowerliftingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Total lifted Rank
Britney Arendse Women's −73 kg 107 kg 7

ShootingEdit

Ireland entered one athlete into the Paralympic competition. Phil Eaglesham successfully break the Paralympic qualification at the 2019 WSPS World Championships which was held in Sydney, Australia.[6]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Phil Eaglesham Mixed 10 metre air rifle standing SH2 626.6 14 Did not advance
Mixed 10 metre air rifle prone SH1
Mixed 50 metre pistol SH1

SwimmingEdit

Five Irish swimmers have successfully qualified after breaking the MQS (Minimum Qualification Standard).

Men
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Patrick Flanagan Men's 400 metre freestyle S6 5:40.48 12 Did not advance
Men's 100 metre backstroke S6 1:26.81 17 Did not advance
Barry McClements Men's 400 metre freestyle S9 4:27.11 9 Did not advance
Men's 100 metre backstroke S9 1:06.31 8 Q 1:05.76 7
Men's 100 metre butterfly S9 1:02.83 10 Did not advance
Men's 200 metre individual medley SM9 2:29.68 9 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Ellen Keane Women's 100m breaststroke SB8 1:21.71 1 Q 1:19.93  
Women's 200 metre individual medley SM9 2:40.99 7 Q 2:38.64 5
Róisín Ní Ríain Women's 50 metre freestyle S13 28.88 15 Did not advance
Women's 400 metre freestyle S13 4:45.14 3 Q 4:44.09 5
Women's 100 metre backstroke S13 1:09.23 3 Q 1:08.61 6
Women's 100 metre breaststroke SB13 1:20.81 5 Q 1:20.34 7
Women's 100 metre butterfly S13 1:08.18 3 Q 1:09.26 8
Women's 200 metre individual medley SM13 2:34.24 5 Q 2:34.12 6
Nicole Turner Women's 50 metre freestyle S6 35.47 5 Q 35.29 8
Women's 100 metre breaststroke SB6 1:40.82 3 Q 1:41.63 7
Women's 50 metre butterfly S6 36.54 2 Q 36.30  

[7][8]

Table TennisEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminaries Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Colin Judge Individual C3   Zhao (CHN)
L 1-3
N/A   Knaf (BRA)
W (w/o)
2 Q   Toporkov (RPC)
L 1-3
Did not advance

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paralympic Competition Schedule". tokyo2020.org. 16 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics: New dates confirmed for 2021". BBC Sport. 30 March 2020. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  3. ^ "2020 Paralympic Games Qualification System - UCI Nations Ranking Allocation" (PDF). uci.org. 19 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Qualification Guide - Appendix 1 UCI Para-cycling Road and Track Combined Nations Ranking" (PDF). uci.org. 19 July 2019.
  5. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  6. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Calculation of Swimming Slots for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 24 April 2020.
  8. ^ "Fifth Paralympic Games MQS for Roisin Ni Riain". Swim Ireland. 22 April 2021.