Pat O'Callaghan biography

Pat O'Callaghan

Personal information

Birth namePat O'CallaghanPat O'Callaghan
Born15 September 1905
Kanturk, Ireland
Died1 December 1991 (aged 86)
Clonmel, Ireland
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight98 kg (216 lb)
other links -   WIKI page
SportHammer throw


Pat O'Callaghan was an Irish athlete and Olympic gold medallist. Ireland-One of the great athlete who did not leave his country (because most of the champions from Ireland emigrated to the USA) and won two Olympic titles, a likeable extrovert who in the 1920 and early 1930, reigned supreme in the hammer.

Medal record

Competitor for  Ireland
Olympic Games
Gold 1928 Amsterdam         Hammer throw
Gold 1932 Los Angeles

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