Finn McGeever

2022 Irish Open Kicks Off Tuesday As Final Worlds Qualification Opportunity

National record holder Danielle Hill headlines the 2022 Irish Open, the meet which represents Ireland’s final opportunity to qualify for Budapest.

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U.S. Men Break American Record in 4×200 Free Relay, Narrowly Miss World Record

Kieran Smith set the tone nicely for the Americans, swimming a huge personal best of 1:41.79 on the lead-off leg to give his team a 0.72-second lead.

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Following 100 Back Withdrawal, Shane Ryan Hits 52.52 Irish Record In 100 Fly

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.

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Brendan Hyland Receives a “B” Cut Reprieve on Ireland’s Final Olympic Roster

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.

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Russian Men Win 800 Free Relay in European Championship Record of 7:03.48

M.Malyutin (1:45.15), A.Shchegolev (1:45.39), A.Krasnykh (1:46.52), and M.Vekovishchev (1:46.42) clocked 7:03.48 to erase GBR’s meet record of 7:05.32.

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France Moves Up to First Wildcard Spot in Men’s 800 Free Relay

Jonathan Atsu anchored France’s 800 free relay at today’s European Championships as they lead the Wildcard teams for Tokyo.

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Danielle Hill Reclaims 100 Free Irish Record, McGeever Breaks 400 Free Mark

Two more national records fell tonight in Dublin at the Irish Olympic Trials, though no new Tokyo qualifiers came out of the session.

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Danielle Hill, Victoria Catterson Post Irish Records in Dublin at Day 2 Finals

Danielle Hill lowered her own Irish record in the 100 back final, taking it from 1:00.48 done in semifinals last night down to a 1:00.34, just off the cut.

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