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.
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.
McSharry’s time of 2:25.08 knocked almost a full second off the previous record time she set in April of this year.
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After finishing day 1 with no medals, Europe scored 4 medals on day 2. 3 of them were earned in the men’s 100 breast where Peaty defended his Olympic title.
American superstar Katie Ledecky has her first opportunity for Olympic gold in Tokyo on Day 2 in the women’s 400 freestyle final.
Le Olimpiadi di Tokyo sono giunte alla seconda notte di semifinali e finali che si svolgono nella mattina giapponese. Il nostro recap
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.
The Irish women cut over 9 seconds off the previous National Record, while the Irish men, anchored by Jack McMillan, put themselves in Olympic qualifying position.
Adam Peaty is in the hunt for a fourth straight title – and maybe a world record – in the men’s 100 breaststroke on Day 2 in Budapest.
A host of nations downed their respective national records mark in the prelims of the 4×100 free relays, including two records from Ireand
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Another Irish senior record from Daniel Wiffen closed the curtain on Olympic trials action in Dublin, with four swimmers now with OLY consideration times
She sliced .10 off of her own Irish record, while Eoin Corby and Niamh Coyne looked very good in the men’s and women’s 200 breast semis, respectively.
Ai trials in Irlanda mona McSharry dopo aver fissato il nuovo primato nazionale nei 100, fa il bis nei 200 metri rana femminili