Shane Ryan is among the 12 athletes headed to Glasgow this summer to represent Ireland at the 2018 European Championships.
Claire Tuggle dipped under the 2-minute barrier for the first time ever in the 200m freesytle.
Teen Claire Tuggle is representing the United States well at the Irish Open, taking the 800m freestyle with ease.
Shane Ryan produced a new Irish national record in the men’s 100m freestyle, clocking 48.68 at the Irish Open this morning.
Next week’s Irish Open will see a young, swift American contingency compete against its nation’s best.
Indiana postgrad Zane Grothe, the American Record holder in the short course 500 free, will compete in this morning’s 400 free prelims.
Two of Ireland’s brightest swimming stars were among those honored at last night’s Swim Ireland Annual Awards.
Swim Ireland has announced 45 athletes to our National Squad (Swimming) for the 2017-2018 season with specific cohorts of athletes identified – a Performance group (with an Olympic 2020 focus) and a Performance Pathway group (with an Olympic 2024 focus).
Swim Ireland’s future has taken on a brighter shine as of late, with 3 of the nation’s elite swimmers making history over the summer.
L’une des tendances les plus marquantes des courses de natation qui viennent de s’achever aux Universiades de Taipei, a été la réalisation de performances parfois très élevées en séries et (pour le sprint de nage libre) en demi-finales. C’est une constatation récurrente, que font ce qu’intéresse la natation, que cette quasi-obligation de nager vite dès les épreuves qualificatives.
After tonight’s events, Japan has now taken over the lead in the gold medal count, but the USA maintains the lead in terms of overall medals with 14 medals to Japan’s 12.
Ireland’s Shane Ryan earned gold in the men’s 50m backstroke tonight in Taipei, clocking a new national record and making history in the process.
It’s day 4 of the Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) in Taipei, and tonight’s finals session schedule is loaded with big events, including the 200 IM led by Japan’s Yui Ohashi.
Top seed in the men’s 50m backstroke in Taipei, Ireland’s Shane Ryan, clocked his nation’s fastest-ever time in semi-finals.
It’s day 3 of the Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) in Taipei, and tonight’s finals session schedule is loaded with big events. Olympic champ Dmitry Balandin is out for gold in the men’s 200 breast.