Swim squads for major events

June 30, 2011

Swim Ireland is sending the highest number of Irish swimmers to International competitions this summer that we have seen in a number of years, and we are very excited to see our top swimmers aim for great things and seek to achieve their goals.

Squads and swimmers are as follows:
European Junior Championships: 6th – 10th July, Belgrade, Serbia
Luke Campbell (Bangor SC)
Peter Clarke (Limerick SC/HPC-UL)
Phillip Duffy (St.Paul’s SC)
Sycerika McMahon (Leander SC)
Nicholas Quinn (Castlebar SC)
Jane Roberts (Kilkenny SC)
Dan Sweeney (Sundays Well SC/Plymouth Leander SC)
Conor Turner (Aer Lingus SC)

World Long Course Championships: 16-31 July, Shanghai, China
Chris Bryan (Ennis SC/HPC-UL)
Clare Dawson (Stirling ITC/Bangor SC)
Sycerika McMahon (Leander SC)
Barry Murphy (Club Wolverine/Aer Lingus SC)
Gr
áinne Murphy (Limerick SC/HPC-UL)
Melanie Nocher (Loughborough University/Ards ASC)

World University Games: 14th to 19th August, Shenzhen, China
Karl Burdis (DCU/Portmarnock SC)
Bethany Carson (City of Lisburn SC)
Aisling Cooney (UCD/ESB SC)
Lorna Cummins (Loughborough University/Sunday’s Well SC)
Fiona Doyle (University of Calgary/Portmarnock SC)
Ryan Harrison (University of Tennessee/City of Derry SC)
Niamh O’Sullivan (UCD/Kingdom SC/HPC-NAC)
Niall Wynn (UCD/St. Paul’s SC/HPC-NAC)

 

World Junior Championships: 16th to 21st August, Lima, Peru  
Shani Stallard

 

European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF): 25th – 29th July, Trabazon, Turkey

The Olympic Council of Ireland has selected a strong squad to represent Ireland in five sports at next month’s 11th European Youth Olympic Festival EYOF) being held in Trabzon, Turkey. Over 2,000 of the best young athletes in Europe will compete in this key multi-sport event on the Black Sea – an important competition in the development of young athletes for future Olympic participation. Swimmers seleced for the EYOF are:

Luke Fitzgibbon (New Ross SC)
Clodagh Flood (Tallaght SC)
Brendan Gibbons (Atlone SC)
Mary Kate McDowell (Bangor SC)
Sean O’Brien (Aer Lingus SC)
Brian O’Sullivan (NAC SC)
David O’Sullivan (Galway SC)

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