Arnhem 1980

The Irish Paralympic enjoyed another superb performance at the 1980 Games in Arnhem. The team replicated their achievements from the previous games by winning 20 medals. Rosaleen Gallagher lead the way again thanks to a haul of 4 medals of her own that saw her win 3 bronze medals and a gold in the women’s pentathlon.

First Name Surname Medal Sport Event Classification
W Donnell Silver Lawn Bowls Men’s Pairs 1a-1B
Cathy Dunne Bronze Athletics Women’s Discus Throw 3
Bill Ensor Gold Lawn Bowls Men’s Pairs C
Bill Ensor Bronze Lawn Bowls Men’s Singles D
Rosaleen Gallagher Bronze Athletics Women’s 60m 1B
Rosaleen Gallagher Bronze Athletics Women’s Club Throw 1B
Rosaleen Gallagher Bronze Athletics Women’s Discus Throw 1B
Rosaleen Gallagher Gold Athletics Women’s Pentathlon 1B
Angela Hendra Bronze Table Tennis Women’s Teams 2
Patrick McCool Bronze Athletics Men’s Club Throw 1A
Patrick McCool Bronze Athletics Men’s Discus Throw 1A
P McGoole Silver Lawn Bowls Men’s Pairs 1a-1B
Frances O’Sullivan Silver Table Tennis Women’s Teams 1B
Annie Sinnott Bronze Table Tennis Women’s Teams 2
Paul Smyth Gold Lawn Bowls Men’s Pairs C
Paul Smyth Gold Lawn Bowls Men’s Singles C
Clause Stevens Bronze Athletics Men’s Shot Put 2
J Toomey Bronze Athletics Women’s Slalom 1A
J Toomey Gold Table Tennis Women’s Singles 1A
J Toomey Silver Table Tennis Women’s Teams 1B

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