Finals for Turner and Ní Riain on Day 1 in Sheffield

17 June 2022; Nicole Turner of Ireland in action during the final of the 100m breaststroke SB6 class on day six of the 2022 World Para Swimming Championships at the Complexo de Piscinas Olímpicas do Funchal in Madeira, Portugal. Photo by Ian MacNicol/Sportsfile *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

Five of the Irish Team that travelled to the UK were in action today on day 1 of the Citi Para Swimming World Series in Sheffield.


Nicole Turner swam a season best in her heat posting a time of 3:11.31. There were personal bests in in the heats of this event also with Roisin Ni Riain clocking 2:30.75, Amy Sheridan 3:08.99 Siomha Brady 3:27.66 and Dearbhaile 3:55.89.


Both Nicole Turner and Roisin Ni Riain advanced to the finals of this event finishing in 10th and 8th place respectively. Turner shaved a second of her time from her heat swimming 3:09.57 in the final. Ní Riain also reduced her heat time by the smallest of margin completing the 200m in 2.29.66.


Amy Sheridan took to the pool for the 100m freestyle posting a time of 1:10.98 in her heat, a season best for the swimmer.


Citi Para Swimming World Series (Sheffield) Day 1 Results


Róisín Ní Ríain 200m Individual Medley       Heat 2:30.75     Final 2.29.66 (8th place)

Nicole Turner 200m Individual Medley        Heat 3:11.31     Final 3:09.57 (10th place)

Amy Sheridan 200m Individual Medley        Heat 3:08.99

Siomha Brady 200m Individual Medley        Heat 3:27.66

Dearbhaile Brady 200m Individual Medley   Heat 3:55.89


Amy Sheridan 100m Freestyle                        Heat 1:10.98

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