Double Gold for Turner and Registe in Vancouver


There was great success for the para swimming team in at Ken Demchuk Invitational in Canada with two of our athletes winning two gold medals each along.

Paralympian Nicole Turner swam to first place in the 5om fly and the 200m Individual Medley.

Newcomer to the team Deaton Registe produced some great performances to take gold in the 100m Breaststroke and the 200 Individual Medley.

Dearbhaile Brady clocked a new personal best of 2:00.02 in her 100m breaststroke heat, racing alongside her teammate Nicole Turner.

Amy Sheridan reached the final of the 100m Freestyle posting a time of 01:11:18.

The team now look forward to the Leinster Open Meet in January 2024. This will their final competition before the Paris 2024 qualification window closes at the end of January.

Speaking about the performances in Canada, Para Swimming Performance Director, Dave Malone said, “It was a great opportunity for our athletes to race long course before Christmas after to fine tune preparations for Paris qualification early next year, it’s always a bonus to get into a podium after heavy training, I am very pleased with the swimmers preparations and the performances allows us to fine tune training ahead of vital Qualifying meets in 2024”


Find out more about Para swimming at Paris 2024 here.


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