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# Daniel wiffen

This year
2024
One of Daniel Wiffen's main Olympic rivals is now a major doubt for Paris
'Paris has always been the goal. I thought I was going to be a World champion anyway'
Daniel Wiffen - and the coach who wasn't afraid to throw a future world champion out of the pool
Irish Olympian Daniel Wiffen was 15 years old when his coach Martin McGann set him a test that would help shape the rest of his career.
Daniel Wiffen crowned world champion again with sensational swim in 1500m freestyle final
Daniel Wiffen crowned world champion again with sensational swim in 1500m freestyle final
Wiffen delivered a personal best time to win the 1500m title by more than 10 seconds.
Daniel Wiffen and Mona McSharry reach third finals at world championships
Irish swimmer Daniel Wiffen takes gold in 800m freestyle at World Championships
History-maker Daniel Wiffen takes gold at World Aquatics Championships
It is a first long course medal for an Irish swimmer at these championships.
Daniel Wiffen through to 800m Freestyle final at World Championships in Doha
Wiffen finishes 7th in World Championships final, heartbreak for Irish relay team
'I’d say my rate of improvement is pretty scary for my opposition'
Irish swimming star Daniel Wiffen talks to The 42.
Last year
2023
Daniel Wiffen sets new world record as he wins freestyle 800m gold medal
Wiffen brothers progress to 800m Freestyle Final at European championships
Shane Ryan misses out on European Championship medal by agonising 0.02 seconds
Ryan finishes fifth in 50m backstroke final, while Daniel Wiffen set the fastest qualifying time for Thursday’s 1500m freestyle final.
Daniel Wiffen qualifies for Thursday's 1500m freestyle final with the fastest overall time.
Tom Fannon sets a new national record of 21.21 in the 50m freestyle semi-finals.
Wiffen wins Ireland's first-ever gold medal at European Short Course Championships
Three gold medals for Ireland in European U23 swimming championships
Wiffen narrowly misses out on 800m freestyle bronze at World Aquatics Championships
Wiffen qualifies for Paris Olympics, McSharry fifth in 100m breaststroke final
Ireland's Wiffen embracing medal prospects ahead of World Championships
Another Irish record for Daniel Wiffen in Stockholm
Daniel Wiffen smashes two more Irish records to become second fastest European of all time
Daniel Wiffen sets new Irish record in the 400m Freestyle
All time
Daniel Wiffen sets new European record for 800 metres freestyle
Joy for Northern Ireland as Firth claims gold while Wiffen takes silver at Commonwealth Games
Michelle Smith's 25-year-old record broken as Irish duo advance in Commonwealth Games
Daniel Wiffen becomes first Irish swimmer to break 15-minute barrier in 1500m freestyle
Freestyle Irish record broken in flying start at World Championships in Budapest
Representing Ireland at the Olympics, featuring in Game of Thrones and 'the answer' to his problems
Wiffen wins 1,500m freestyle heat and smashes Irish record at Olympics
Daniel Wiffen breaks Irish record to win 800m heat in Tokyo
McSharry and Wiffen qualify for the Olympics on opening day of national swimming trials