Keane and Turner feature in finals on second day of World Series

   In the final of the 200m Individual medley at the Para Swimming World Series in Sheffield Ireland’s Ellen Keane and Nicole Turner finished 10th and 11th respectively. These World Series races are being run as multi, or mixed class so athletes from different classes are racing in the same heats, and finals. The winners […]

Keane and Turner through to 200m IM final at World Series

All four Irish swimmers were back in the pool this morning at the Para Swimming World Series in Sheffield. The quartet raced in the 50m Freestyle heats, with Ellen, Nicole and Barry out for a second time then in the heats of the 200m Individual Medley (IM). National Aquatic Centre club swimmers Turner and Keane […]

Keane & Turner make finals on opening night in Sheffield

All four Irish swimmers raced on the opening day of the Sheffield edition of the Para Swimming World Series. Rio Paralympians Nicole Turner and Ellen Keane both advanced from morning heats to finals this evening. The pair raced in the multi-class 100m Breaststroke final with Paralympic bronze medallist Keane placing ninth in 1:25.32, and fourteen […]

Three Medals for Irish on Final Day of Para Swimming World Series Meet

  Irish para swimmers Ellen Keane and Barry McClements both claimed medals on the concluding day of the inaugural Para Swimming World Series Meet in Copenhagen, Denmark. In this first international meet of the season Keane claimed gold and silver, with Barry McClements also securing silver. Rio Paralympic medallist Ellen Keane was first up snatching […]

Four Irish Swimmers through to finals at World Series

Four of the Irish swimmers competing at the inaugural Para Swimming World Series Meet in Copenhagen have qualified for this evening’s finals. Ellen Keane, Barry McClements, Nicole Turner and Patrick Flanagan will feature across six of tonight’s finals on the concluding day of the event. Gold medallist in the 400m Freestyle yesterday McClements continued his […]


Three of the five Irish swimmers in action at the opening meet of the new Para Swimming World Series in Copenhagen this weekend have progressed to contest five of tonight’s finals. Fourteen-year-old Nicole Turner, Rio Paralympic medallist Ellen Keane, and upcoming youngster Barry McClements all progressed from various heats this morning to set up a […]