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More Medals and Irish Records in Budapest

  As the sun continues to shine in Budapest the Irish team grew significantly on Tuesday with 24 swimmers competing across 2 arenas in 4 swimming pools. With FINA presenting medals to the top 6 swimmers in each age group so there were plenty of opportunities for swimmers to make a podium appearance. 200m Backstroke, 100m Freestyle and 100m Breaststroke were the events of the day, with 4 swimmers competing in the 200m Backstroke. Dymphna Morris finished best of the […]

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World Masters, Open Water and Water Polo herald first Irish medals

FINA World Masters Championships commenced on Monday 7th August in Budapest with a multi event schedule covering all aquatic disciplines over a 2 week program. 54 Irish athletes are competing across 3 disciplines – water polo, open water swimming and swimming. Donegal Diamonds women’s team were the sole representatives in the water polo and they were in the pool each day during the first week with 6 matches in the pool. The 10-person team collected a bronze medal on Sunday […]

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