Fifth Place Finishes for Turner and McClements

Both Turner and McClements were in the pool for Team Ireland during this evening’s session of the Para Swimming World Championships. After strong starts both swimmers finished 5th in their respective finals. Speaking after her final Turner said, “To be honest I’m really happy with that, I got a bit too excited on the first […]

McClements Smashes Personal Best to Book Place in 100m Butterfly Final

Barry McClements was in the second member of Team Ireland to take to the pool at the Para Swimming World Championships in Manchester this morning. McClements smashed his personal best posting a time of 01:01.39 in his 100m Butterfly heat with his 3rd place finish sending him through to this evening’s final at 7:23pm. His […]

Ní Riain Narrowly Misses Out on Another Podium Finish

Róisín Ní Riain was in the pool again yesterday evening for her second event, the 100m breaststroke final. The Limerick swimmer came agonisingly close to the podium again missing out on a bronze medal by .54 of a second. Speaking after her swim Róisín said, “It was okay. Obviously, I’m disappointed to miss out on […]