Gymnastics News

SUCCESS FOR TEAM IRELAND’S NIAMH COYNE ON DAY FOUR OF THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

October 11, 2018
A day of mixed results for Team Ireland at the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games; huge excitement as Tallaght’s Niamh Coyne medals in the women’s 100m breaststroke. Nhat Nguyen is knocked at the quarter final of the men’s badminton singles after a tight game against Shifeng Li from China while Emma Slevin qualifies for two […]

DAY ONE AT THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES - UPDATE

October 9, 2018
Strong performances in the evening session of Day One at the Youth Olympic Games see McSharry and Coyne progress through to women’s 50m breaststroke final and Nyugyen winning in men’s doubles. Badminton: Dublin’s Nhat Nguyen paired with Great Britain’s Christopher Grimley to win in the men’s doubles, and with Hungary’s Vivien Sandorhazi in the mixed […]

A POSITIVE BEGINNING FOR TEAM IRELAND IN DAY ONE OF THE 2018 BUENOS AIRES YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

October 8, 2018
Today saw a first round win for badminton player Nhat Nguyen in men’s singles, as well as first heat wins for Mona McSharry and Niamh Coyne in the Women’s 50m Breaststroke event. Badminton: Dubliner, Nhat was the first Irish in action this morning in the Badminton singles where he met Kettiya Keoxay (LAO) in the […]

Galway’s Emma Slevin announced as Ireland’s Flag Bearer for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

October 6, 2018
The Olympic Federation of Ireland is delighted to announce that gymnast, Galway’s Emma Slevin will be Ireland’s flag bearer at the Parade of Nations during the Opening Ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires on Saturday, 06 October.   Emma, who competed as part of Team Ireland at the European Youth Olympics Festival back […]

Athlete Schedule - Youth Olympic Games

October 2, 2018
ATHLETICS   BADMINTON BOXING   DIVING KARATE GOLF GYMNASTICS SWIMMING TENNIS

Team Ireland Schedule - Youth Olympic Games

October 2, 2018
Irish Schedule Athlete Discipline Event Local Start Time (GMT -3) Irish Start Time (GMT+1) Venue 6th October OPENING CEREMONY 7th October Nhat Nguyen Badminton Men's Singles Tecnopolis Park Niamh Coyne Swimming Women's 50 Breaststroke 10:00 - 18:07 14:00 - 22:07 Youth Olympic Park Mona McSharry Emma Slevin Gymnastics Women's Floor 14:04 18:04 8th October Nhat […]

October Newsletter Sports Roundup

October 2, 2018
Hockey: The Irish women's team’s remarkable run to the Hockey World Cup final in London, the pinnacle of the sport outside of the Olympic Games, earned them an historic silver medal. Coached by Graham Shaw and captained by Katie Mullan, the hockey team's thrilling sequence of matches got the whole country behind them and their […]

Team Ireland Announced for Youth Olympic Games

September 15, 2018
The Olympic Federation of Ireland today named a squad of 16 athletes from 9 sports, to compete at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in October in Buenos Aires. Competition runs from October 6 to October 18 featuring over 4,000 athletes and over 32 sports. This will be the first outing for Team Ireland since the […]

Rhys McClenaghan made history!

August 13, 2018
Congratulations to Rhys McClenaghan, who made history yesterday by winning Ireland’s first ever European gymnastics medal after taking gold on the pommel horse in at the European Championships in Glasgow. The 19-year-old, the first Irish gymnast ever to make the final, secured top spot with a score of fantastic score 15.300, beating the personal best […]

2018 First Quarter Sporting Round-Up

April 16, 2018
Sporting Round-UP ATHLETICS Cork sprinter Phil Healy was best of the small five-athlete Irish contingent at the World Indoor Championships, reaching the semi-finals of the 400m in her first season running the quarter mile. Ciara Mageean, Amy Foster, teenage sprinter Ciara Neville and hurdler Ben Reynolds are currently out battling for Northern Ireland in the […]

Gold for Rhys McClenaghan at the Commonwealth Games

April 9, 2018
Rhys McClenaghan has won gymnastics gold  in the men's pommel at the Commonwealth Games beating England's Max Whitlock, the reigning Olympic champion, at the Games in Gold Coast, Australia.   Rhys McClenaghan is one of the OC/OCI scholarship athletes and we wish the very best of luck to all the other Olympic hopefuls at the Commonwealth Games.

From the Roads of Bergen to the Rapids of South Africa and Much More in Your Sports Roundup

October 31, 2017
  CYCLING MASSIVE crowds flocked to cycling’s World Road Championships in Bergen in September where the huge attendances and support saw it favourably compared to when Norway hosted the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer in 1994. Best of the Irish over some demanding courses were Olympian Nicholas Roche and Mark Downey.  Roche’s 12th in the 31km […]

Rhys McClenaghan takes Gold

May 22, 2017
Congratulations to 17 Year Old Irish Gymnast Rhys McClenaghan who claimed gold in the Pommel Horse Final at the World Challenge Cup in Croatia 20th May 2017. The young gymnast fought off seven competitors in the final this evening with a score of 14.267. With his eyes firmly set on Tokyo 2020 qualification this result demonstrates […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland's Day 2/16

August 7, 2016
Day for Ireland at the Rio 2016 Olympics was about Olympic debuts and a first look at our boxers. Weather played its part in disrupting the schedule, but there were still plenty of memorable moments for #TeamIreland Boxing: Steven Donnelly was delighted to come away with the win in his first Olympic fight #rterio2016 https://t.co/z8gOExe41u […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland's Day 1/16

August 6, 2016
A look back on Day One for Team Ireland at Rio 2016

Team Ireland at Rio 2016: Day 1/16

August 6, 2016
Rio 2016 Team Ireland Live Blog: Day 1

Rio 2016 - Team Ireland Profile

August 5, 2016
Pictures and Profiles of all 77 athletes competing for Ireland at the Olympic Games Rio 2016

#ThePowerWithin #GoTeamIRL #IRL2016

May 12, 2016
Ellis O’Reilly, the first ever Irish female gymnast to qualify for an Olympic Games, and her teammate Kieran Behan work to achieve their qualification dream by using #ThePowerWithin #IRL2016 #GoTeamIRL  

O'Reilly and Behan qualify for Rio 2016

April 18, 2016
History was made last night at the Barra Olympic Arena 18 year old Irish gymnast, Ellis O’ Reilly, captured a place at the 2016 Rio Olympics Games through her performance at the Aquecce Rio Test Event, the final qualifying event for the Rio Olympic 2016. She becomes the first Irish female gymnast to qualify for […]

Impressive medal haul for Gymnasts

September 21, 2015
Ireland's top gymnasts showed encouraging form ahead of the World Championships with an unprecedented haul of 11 medals at the Northern European Championships, held at the University of Limerick over the weekend. Their impressive tally included men's team gold and women's team silver, their best ever collective results at this level, and Olympian Kieran Behan led […]

Team Ireland EYOF Team Return Home

August 4, 2015
Team Ireland  returned home from the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia to a great reception in Dublin Airport yesterday.   Athletics (5)  and Swimming (5) won 10 medals and there were excellent performances from all of our athletes in Athletics, Cycling, Gymnastics, Judo and Swimming. It was the most successful team ever at this level […]

Behan's superb 4th in Floor Final

June 20, 2015
Congratulations to Kieran Behan who finished just outside the medals in the floor exercise final at the European Games. The Irish gymnast, who overcame a serious leg disability as a youngster, was first onto the mat in the six-man final, and although his score of 14.866 appeared perfectly executed, it just wasn’t enough to get him […]

Behan 17th in individual all-round

June 18, 2015
Kieran Behan 17th in the Men's individual all round event, showing significant progression within the high performance gymnastic programme. Behan will be in action again in the individual floor final on Saturday 20th June. All round results here: http://www.baku2015.com/gymnastics-artistic/event/men-all-around/phase=gam024100/index.html?intcmp=sr-bysport-byday-schline-eventdetail

Gymnast Behan qualifies for finals

June 15, 2015
Congratulations to Kieran Behan who qualified for the all round finals and the floor final this evening.The 2012 Olympian qualified 5th on Floor with an impressive 15.066, while he registered 83.831 to qualify for the All-Around Finals. The Men’s Team finished 17th with a total score of 163.495, while the Women’s Team finished 18th with […]

Gymnast Behan Qualifies for Final

June 15, 2015
Gymnast Kieran Behan performed superbly at the inaugural European Games in Azerbaijan today, qualifying for the individual floor final in Baku. Behan finished fifth of 78 competitors in qualification in the floor exercise, securing one of just six final places. The 26-year-old lies 18th in the all-round competition after three disciplines, which is the last qualification spot for the […]

Rio Scholarships Announced

September 30, 2014
The Olympic Council of Ireland, in association with the IOC’s Olympic Solidarity programme, has announced scholarship support worth over €100,000 to help selected Irish athletes prepare for the Rio Olympic Games. Eight athletes in seven sports will benefit from the scholarship scheme, which will give the nominated athletes a monthly grant towards vital training and […]

Women's Gymnastics Team qualify for Baku

May 16, 2014
The Irish senior women's team have placed 19th in the 2014 European Team Championships and in doing so secured qualification for the 2015 European Games in Baku. After a strong showing on vault & bars the girls were unlucky to carry some falls on beam and floor that prevented a higher team rank. This result […]

European Games Baku 2015 Sport Qualification Systems

February 2, 2014
We are pleased to attach the Sports Qualification Documents (version 1.0) for 16 of the sports which are confirmed for the inaugural European Games in Baku 2015. These documents may be liable to some small changes and clarifications by the European Federations and we will inform you of these as they happen. Update: Please click […]
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