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Ireland's most famous olympian?

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06/12/2008

As of the 2008 Games, the Irish athlete that has won the most Olympic medals is swimmer Michelle Smith who won 4 (3 gold, 1 bronze) at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta. One other Irish athlete has won more than one Olympic medal, that being hammer thrower Pat O'Callaghan who won gold at the 1928 and 1932 Games.