January 17, 2020
A star-studded line up are set to do battle across four days of competition in Ireland’s tune up for Olympic Trials. The McCullagh International (20th – 23rd February) will mirror Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games timings with evening heats and morning finals.
Amongst the stars is British Olympic Champion and multiple World Record holder Adam Peaty, Olympic silver medallists Duncan Scott and Siobhan Marie O’Connor and World Championship medallists Hannah Miley, James Wilby, Ross Murdoch and Luke Greenbank. Ireland’s European medallists Mona McSharry and Shane Ryan along with World Championship semi-finalists Brendan Hyland and Darragh Greene are also among a host of stars that have confirmed their participation in next month’s meet.
The four-day competition will provide Irish swimmers and clubs the chance to compete for national relay honours as well as serving as a key racing opportunity ahead of the Irish Open in April (1st – 5th) which will be a sole Olympic and Paralympic Trials.
The format of the McCullagh International is attracting a host of international swimming stars as preparation for the Games gears up ahead of individual countries trials in April with more entries still to come in before the closing date on January 22nd.
Event NAme: McCullagh International
Event Date: 20th - 23rd February 2020
Location: Bangor Aurora Leisure Centre, Co. Down