Articles by Loretta Race

Shane Ryan Clocks New 1Back Irish Record, Qualifies For Gwangju

25-year-old National Centre Dublin swimmer Shane Ryan made more Irish history competing on the penultimate session of the 2019 Open Swimming Championships.

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Hear From Hyland & Hill, Newly-Minted Irish Record Holders

Hear what Brendan Hyland and Danielle Hill have to say after earning new Irish Records on night 3 of this year’s Open Championships.

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Milak Looking For 1Fly/2Free Double In Debrecen

Kristof Milak is looking to end his Hungarian Nationals with 2 more titles tonight.

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Li Zhuhao Clocks 51.8 1Fly As Sun Yang Looks To 1500 Final Tomorrow

Sun Yang will try to complete his quadruple of gold tomorrow night as he takes on the 1500m free final at Chinese Nationals.

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Wang Jianjiahe Crushes Li Bingjie, Takes Chinese/Asian 800 Free Record

Wang Jianjiahe became the 3rd fastest 800m freestyle performer all-time with a new Chinese and Asian Record in the event tonight.

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Hyland Hits New Irish National Record En Route to 200 Fly Gold

Brendan Hyland lowered his own Irish National Record in the 200m fly on night 3 of the Irish Open Swimming Championships.

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Burian Denies Hosszu 2Back Title As Nemeth Swims Big In 100 Free

Katalin Burian took the women’s 200m backstroke title over Katinka Hosszu on day 3 of the 2019 Hungarian National Championships.

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19-Year-Old Nandor Nemeth Breaks Through With 48.17 1Free Record

Hungarian Nandor Nemeth whipped out the fastest 100m freestyle performance of his life to take gold in a new National Record-setting effort tonight in Debrecen.

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Black Cloud Lingers Over Next Week’s Japan Swimming C’ships

This year’s Japan Swimming Championships, the meet which serves as the nation’s primary qualifying competition for the 2019 World Championships, will have a black cloud raining overhead when racing begins on Tuesday, April 2nd.

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Paralympic Torch Milestone Event Schedule Announced

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay will be divided into 3 separate parts, each representing important components of the Paralympic movement.

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London Roar Scores Big With Belmonte Signing

On the heels of yesterday’s unveiling by London Roar of Canadian Sydney Pickrem and Russian Kirill Prigoda, the Adam Peaty-led powerhouse of talent has just signed on Spanish Olympic icon Mireia Belmonte.

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Iron Lady Hosszu Splashes 5 Times In Prelims Of Day 3 Hungarian Nats

Hungary’s Iron Lady certainly earned that title on day 3 of the National Championships in Debrecen, as the multiple Olympic gold medalist was in the water 5 times during the morning session.

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13-Year-Old Wang Yichun Enters World Rankings; Xu Jiayu 1:55 2Back

13-year-olds lead Chinese women, while Qin Haiyang and Xu Jiayu get it done for the men at Chinese Nationals.

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World C’ships Bronze Medalist Hiromasa Fujimori Fails Doping Test

In another blow to the host nation of the 2020 Olympic Games, 27-year-old Hiromasa Fujimori of Japan has reportedly tested positive for a prohibited substance.

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Darragh Greene Gets It Done In Dublin On Day 2 Of Irish C’ships

Darragh Greene continued his record-breaking train with a new mark in the 200 breaststroke at the 2019 Irish Open Championships.

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