Grainne Murphy swimming freestyle

Gráinne Murphy

Date of birth
New Ross Swimming Club/ Swim Ireland UL Sport Performance Centre
Fran Ronan/Lars Humer
Main event
800 Freestyle
Major international competitions competed in
Olympic Games 2012,
World Championships 2009 and 2011, European Long Course 2008 and 2010, European Juniors 2008 and 2009, World Juniors 2008
European Youth Olympic Festival 2007
European Short Course Championships 2009,2010 and 2011
Dual In The Pool Atlanta( European Team 2011)
Best results to date
Silver medal at European Seniors 2010 in 1500 freestyle, two bronze medals at European short course 2010 in 400 and 800 Freestyle.
Been selected for European Team
‘Dual in the Pool’ 2011 in Atlanta.
Winning three gold medals and a bronze and European Junior’s 2009.
Bronze medal at European Youth Olympics 2007

Irish Record Holder
Long Course Senior 800m, 1500m Freestyle, 200m IM
Long Course Junior 800m, 1500m Freestyle, 200m Breaststroke, 200m Butterfly, 200m, 400m IM
Short Course Senior 400m, 800m Freestyle
Short Course Junior 800m Freestyle
Inspirational quote
Take risks, if you win you will be happy, if you lose you will be wise.