Olympic Medal Winners
|John Joe Nevin||Bantamweight||2012||London||Silver|
Ireland has won 16 Medals in Boxing in the Olympic Games, by far our most Successful sport. Michael Carruth (Barcelona 1992) and Katie Taylor (London 2012) have won both Gold, while our best medal hauls ever were London 2012 (four medals) and Melbourne 1956 (four medals). John McNally was Ireland’s first ever Boxing Medal Winner, winning Silver at Helsinki 1952.
 Irish Athletic Boxing Association (2020) logo [Internet] Available from: http://iaba.ie/15166-2/ [Accessed 21 June 2020]
 Irish Athletic Boxing Association (2020) Ireland’s Most Successful Olympic Sport [Internet] Available from: http://iaba.ie/high-performance/roll-of-honour/ [Accessed 21 June 2020]
 Daily Mail (2012) London 2012: Katoe Taylor wins Gold for Ireland [Internet] Available from: https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/08/09/article-2186114-1476B437000005DC-541_634x433.jpg [Accessed 21 June 2020]
Thanks to Niall Brennan.
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