Team Ireland Roll of Honour

Shane Ryan (Pennsylvania State University) Wins Gold in the 50m Backstroke with New Irish Record of 24.72 (22 August 2017)

Shane Ryan (Pennsylvania State University) Wins Gold in the 50m Backstroke with New Irish Record of 24.72 (22 August 2017)

Below is the list of Irish students who have medalled at the World University Games (Universiade) since 1961.

Pennsylvania State University

Year Student Medal College/University Sport Event Universiade
2017 Shane Ryan Gold Pennsylvania State University Swimming 50m Backstroke Taipei, Taiwan
2015 Thomas Barr Gold University of Limerick Athletics 400m Hurdles Gwangju, South Korea
Fiona Doyle Silver University of Calgary Swimming 50m Breaststroke Gwangju, South Korea
Fiona Doyle Bronze University of Calgary Swimming 100m Breaststroke Gwangju, South Korea
2013 Fiona Doyle Silver University of Calgary Swimming 100m Bresatstroke Kazan, Russia
2007 Danielle McVeigh Gold Texas A & M, USA Golf Individual Bangkok, Thailand
Danielle McVeigh Silver Texas A & M, USA Golf Team Bangkok, Thailand
Niamh Kitching Silver University of Limerick Golf Team Bangkok, Thailand
Gillian O’Leary Silver Dublin City University Golf Team Bangkok, Thailand
Eileen O’Keefe Silver Royal College of Surgeons Athletics Hammer Throw Bangkok, Thailand
2005 Ailis McSweeney Silver University College Cork Athletics 100m Izmir, Turkey
Joelene Byrne Bronze Inst. of Chartered Accountants Athletics 5000m Izmir, Turkey
Paul Hession Bronze NUI Galway Athletics 200m Izmir, Turkey
Derval O’Rourke Bronze University College Dublin Athletics 110m Hurdles Izmir, Turkey
Anna Boyle Bronze Ulster University Athletics 4 x 100m Relay Izmir, Turkey
Emily Maher Bronze Inst. of Chartered Accountants Athletics 4 x 100m Relay Izmir, Turkey
Ailis McSweeney Bronze University College Cork Athletics 4 x 100m Relay Izmir, Turkey
Derval O’Rourke Bronze University Colllege Dublin Athletics 4 x 100m Relay Izmir, Turkey
2003 Paul Hession Silver NUI Galway Athletics 200m Daegu, South Korea
Michael Williamson Bronze Coventry University, UK Swimming 200m Breaststroke Daegu, South Korea
2001 Gareth Turnbull Silver Loughborough University, UK Athletics 1500m Beijing, China
1993 Nick Sweeney Bronze Harvard, USA Athletics Discus Buffalo, USA
1991 Niall Bruton Gold University of Arkansas, USA Athletics 1500m Sheffield, UK
Sonia O’Sullivan Gold Villanova University, USA Athletics 1500m Sheffield, UK
Sonia O’Sullivan Silver Villanova University, USA Athletics 3000m Sheffield, UK
Gary O’Toole Gold University College Dublin Swimming 200m Breaststroke Sheffield, UK
1961 Ronnie Delaney Gold Villanova University, USA Athletics 800m Sofia, Bulgaria
John Lawlor Bronze Boston University, USA Athletics Hammer Throw Sofia, Bulgaria

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