First 14 Irish Olympic athletes for Rio 2016 named

The Olympic Council of Ireland have named their first 14 athletes for the Rio Games.

The rest of the team will be named in the run-up to the Games.

The first 14 to be named are –

Badminton

Scott Evans – Men’s Singles

Chloe Magee – Women’s Singles

Boxing

Michael Conlon – Men’s Bantamweight

Paddy Barnes – Men’s Light Flyweight

Joe Ward – Men’s Light Heavyweight

Stephen Donnelly – Men’s Welterweight

Brendan Irvine – Men’s Flyweight

David Oliver Joyce – Men’s Lightweight

Gymnastics

Kieran Behan – Artistic Gymnastics All Around

Ellis O’Reilly – Artistic Gymnastics All Around

Rowing

Sinead Lynch – Lightweight Women’s Double Scull

Claire Lambe – Lightweight Women’s Double Scull

Paul O’Donovan – Lightweight Men’s Double Scull

Gary O’Donovan – Lightweight Men’s Double Scull

One thought on “First 14 Irish Olympic athletes for Rio 2016 named

  1. Congrats ireland! Representing in the gymnastics world!

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