Two silver, one bronze and 23 PBs for Ireland

  The Irish Paralympic swim squad will be returning home to the Emerald Isle on Sunday evening (May 8th) with their heads held high after collecting two European silver medals, one bronze medal and a whopping 23 Personal Best (PB) times. Teen sensation Nicole Turner will return as the toast of the county of Laois, […]

Three Irish swimmers aiming for glory in this evening's finals (Day 5)

Another fantastic morning of swimming by the Irish squad today on Day 5 of the IPC European Open Swim Championships has ensured that three of the team are through to this evening’s finals. First up in the pool this morning was 13-year-old Nicole Turner, who has had a hugely successful competition to date, having already […]

Teen sensation Nicole Turner scoops her second silver medal of the week

Teen sensation Nicole Turner is certainly making a massive splash at this week’s IPC European Open Swim Championships in Funchal, Portugal, as the talented 13-year-old scooped her second medal of the week this evening. The Laois teenager not only won silver in the 100m Breaststroke SB6 this evening, but also tipped home in a fantastic […]

UPDATE: Ailbhe Kelly books spot in 100m Freestyle final at European Open Championships

The first day of the International Para European Open Swim Championships kicked off today in Funchal, Portugal. Four Irish swimmers were in action, with newcomer, Barry McClements taking to the pool first in the Men’s 50m Freestyle S9 heats. The talented 14-year-old, who was making his debut at this level, secured a fantastic Personal Best, finishing […]