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Weekly Club Notes

OLYMPIC and WORLD CHAMPIONS take on SLIABH BEAGH SWIMMERS

Swim Ireland David McCullough International Meet

This swim meet took place last Thursday through to Sunday in the Bangor Aurora Complex. The entry had swimmers from all over the UK and Ireland. The big name entry was Adam Peaty. Adam is the Olympic, European and World champion for the 50 and 100m Breaststroke events since 2014. Unbeaten!!

Sliabh Beagh swimmers entered were John Donnolly, Matthew Skeath, Faolan Campbell, Kyle Crean McKenna, Adam Lynch and Darragh Hughes.

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Ulster Short Course Swimming Championships 2019

JOHN DONNOLLY is crowned Ulster Senior 50m Breaststroke Champion.

The premier event of the 2019 / 2020 Ulster Short Course season was held over last weekend from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 November inclusive in Lagan Valley Leisureplex, Lisburn.

John Donnolly representing Sliabh Beagh swimming club won this very competitive event in a finish that had less that one hundredth of a second between himself and the second placed swimmer and two hundredths of a second between the 2nd and 3rd placed finisher. Continue reading Ulster Short Course Swimming Championships 2019

Larne Sprints – November 2019

Sliabh Beagh attended the Larne Sprints, on 2nd November 2019 in Larne Leisure Centre.  Super friendly welcome was extended to all Sliabh Beagh swimmers and support team and a special thank you to the organisers, officials and referee on the day.

The morning consisted of ten events, 96 heats and 543 swimmers and the afternoon had, eight events, 59 heats and 292 swimmers.  A busy and very long day was had by all. Continue reading Larne Sprints – November 2019