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Ireland at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Ireland at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  IRL
NOC Olympic Council of Ireland
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 31 in 7 sports
Medals Gold
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Great Britain (1896–1920)

Ireland competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 31 competitors, 25 men and 6 women, took part in 32 events in 7 sports.[1] They did not win any medals.


  • Athletics 1
  • Boxing 2
  • Cycling 3
  • Equestrianism 4
  • Fencing 5
  • Shooting 6
  • Swimming 7
  • References 8




Three cyclists represented Ireland in 1968.

Individual road race



Four fencers, all men, represented Ireland in 1968.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre




  1. ^ "Ireland at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
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