Toronto 1976

Toronto was the host of the 1976 Paralympic Games where Team Ireland went to produce their best performance to date at a Paralympic Games. 20 medals came homeĀ  with the Irish athletes; 2 for Patrick McCool, Julia Cosgrove, Clause Stevens and Frances O’Sullivan, 3 for Christine Doprill and Kathleen Fagan, an amazing 6 medals from Rosaleen Gallagher and a gold medal in the javelin for Michael Cunningham.

First Name Surname Medal Sport Event
Patrick McCool Silver Athletics Men’s Club Throw
Patrick McCool Silver Athletics Men’s Discus Throw
Clause Stevens Silver Athletics Men’s Discus Throw 2
Michael Cunningham Gold Athletics Men’s Javelin 4
Clause Stevens Bronze Athletics Men’s Shot Put 2
Rosaleen Gallagher Silver Athletics Women’s 60m 1B
Kathleen Fagan Silver Athletics Women’s 60m 2
Rosaleen Gallagher Bronze Athletics Women’s Club Throw 1B
Rosaleen Gallagher Bronze Athletics Women’s Discus Throw 1B
Kathleen Fagan Silver Athletics Women’s Discus Throw 2
Christine Doprill Bronze Athletics Women’s Discus Throw 2
Christine Doprill Bronze Athletics Women’s Javelin 2
Rosaleen Gallagher Gold Athletics Women’s Pentathlon 1B
Rosaleen Gallagher Silver Athletics Women’s Shot Put 1B
Christine Doprill Silver Athletics Women’s Shot Put 2
Rosaleen Gallagher Silver Athletics Women’s Slalom 1B
Kathleen Fagan Bronze Athletics Women’s Slalom 2
Julia Cosgrove Gold Table Tennis Women’s Doubles 1B
Frances O’Sullivan Gold Table Tennis Women’s Doubles 1B
Julia Cosgrove Gold Table Tennis Women’s Singles 1A
Frances O’Sullivan Silver Table Tennis Women’s Singles 1B

 

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