A pair of Irish records went down on day 5 of these 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships, one at the hands of freestyle ace Daniel Wiffen.
Isabella Hindley, Joe Litchfield and Tobias Robinson were all day 2 winners at the 2021 Swim England Winter Short Course Championships.
Day one of the 2021 BUCS Short Course Championships saw just two finals among the event, marked by the men’s and women’s 1500m freestyle.
Daniel Wiffen è diventato il primo irlandese a nuotare i 1500 m stile libero sotto i 15 minuti, siglando il record nazionale in 14:48.24
Irishman Daniel Wiffen posted a significant mark in the men’s 1500m freestyle final on night 2 of this FINA World Cup stop.
The nation of Ireland may not be on top of the overall swimming medal table but a steady force has been awakened here in Tokyo.
Daniel Wiffen and Felix Auboeck won the first 2 heats of the men’s 1500 free, breaking the Irish and Austrian national records along the way.
Shane Ryan pulled out of the 100 back at the last minute in Tokyo but made a comeback on day 6, downing a national record during the 100 butterfly heats.
Great Britain’s 4×200 free relay broke the European Record set by Russia at the 2009 World Championship. Hungary and Germany joined the European medal table.
Eight new national records were set in the men’s 800 free prelims, led by Ukraine’s Mykhailo Romanchuk who sets the inaugural Olympic Record in 7:41.28.
Brendan Hyland, Ireland’s only Olympic event semifinalist at the 2019 World Championships, has been selected for Tokyo amid a bend in the country’s selection rules.
Another Irish senior record from Daniel Wiffen closed the curtain on Olympic trials action in Dublin, with four swimmers now with OLY consideration times
Daniel Wiffen a 19 anni si qualifica per la sua prima Olimpiade stabilendo il record nazionale irlandese negli 800 stile libero maschili
Kicking off the Irish National Team Trials, 19-year-old Daniel Wiffen scored a new national record in the men’s 800m freestyle.
Through just day 1 of the 4-day Irish Winter Meet, Daniel Wiffen fired off a new national record in the men’s 1500m freestyle.