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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Swimming

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Olympic hopefuls smash sixth Irish record as attention switches to Tokyo 2020 qualification
The Irish men’s medley team set a new record on the final day of the FINA World Swimming Championships.
Mayne storms to her second medal at the European Youth Olympics
Another bronze in the pool brings the Irish medal haul to four.
Phelps hails 'incredible' 19-year-old who smashed his longstanding world record
‘My hat’s off to him,’ the American great said of Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak.
Phelps' longstanding 200m butterfly world record smashed by teenager Milak
‘It’s a tremendous honour to beat such a great men’s world record,’ said the Hungarian youngster.
Mayne adds to Ireland's medal tally with bronze in Baku
The Templeogue native produced a fantastic final swim and finished just three seconds behind runner-up, Justine Delmas.
Podium drama as rival refuses to stand alongside controversial Olympic champion
It got heated as Britain’s Duncan Scott declined to shake the hand of Chinese star Sun Yang, who has been branded a ‘drug cheat’.
Darragh Greene secures Olympic qualification time as Longford swimmer set for Tokyo 2020
Greene’s time in South Korea pre-validates him for the 2020 Games in Tokyo next summer.
Water Safety Ireland issue warning to swimmers as warm temperatures continue
The latest figures show that 103 people drowned in Ireland last year.
Girl (14) who was pulled out to sea off Co Louth dies in hospital
The incident happened off Termonfeckin beach.
'The accent is usually the big thing. There will always be people who have something to say about it'
Irish Olympic hopeful Clare Cryan talks to The42 about identity, athlete burnout and diving’s growth in Ireland.
'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'
Multiple Irish record holder Darragh Greene has welcomed the growth of swimming in Ireland over the past five years.
Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests
Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.
Here's the map of Irish Blue Flag beaches for 2019
A total of 88 swimming spots received the accolade this year.
Opinion: 'Sometimes it just takes a little moment of courage to change your life forever'
‘One day I realised I didn’t want to hide my arm anymore. I didn’t want to be ashamed of my body. I wanted to embrace it,’ writes Paralympian Ellen Keane.
It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
All the action from a different angle.
'Any athlete that wants to compete at senior international level and leaves Ireland now - I think they’re making a huge mistake'
Swim Ireland’s National Performance Director Jon Rudd talks about the changes to Irish swimming since his appointment after the Rio Olympics.
Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark
Local media said the victims were a woman and young child playing in the shallow waters of the island’s Catseye Beach.
‘I’m quite a quiet person’ - The Irish teen sensation who can’t stop breaking records
Sligo swimmer Mona McSharry looks back on her highs and lows of 2018.
Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive
It wasn’t too cold outside as the Forty Foot drew dozens of festive swimmers today.
Planning on a Christmas day swim? Here's how to stay safe
Irish Water Safety is warning that cold water immersion and hypothermia can overwhelm even the fittest of swimmers.
'Sure I have an American accent, but I'm all Irish blood. I'm Irish and I'll believe that right until the day I die'
Swimmer Shane Ryan reflects on winning Ireland’s first ever World Swimming Championships medal.
Former world and Olympic champion retires from swimming aged 23
‘I’m ready to not be in pain every day,’ Missy Franklin said in an open letter.
Shane Ryan breaks another Irish record but misses out on 100m freestyle final in China
The 24-year-old swam an impressive time once again but it wasn’t enough to put him through to the final.
Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final
Setting a new Irish record, the 24-year-old was home in a time of 22.76 in China.
Ireland's Shane Ryan books worlds final spot with new Irish record time
The 24-year-old finished third in his 50m backstroke semi-final in China today.
Sligo's 18-year-old swimming sensation breaks fourth Irish senior record in three days
Mona McSharry is having a week to remember at the Irish Short-Course Swimming Championships in Antrim.
18-year-old swimming prodigy Mona McSharry breaks three Irish records within the space of 24 hours
There was joy elsewhere at the event for Bangor swimmer Jack McMillan.
Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim
The first race took place in 1920.
Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west
Autopsies were not able to determine if algae was to blame for the dog deaths.
Saving a life more important than a gold medal - Michael Phelps
The US swimmer has spoken before of falling into depression after each Olympics.
'I wasn't expecting it!' - PB at Europeans and Leaving Cert results on the same day
It was a busy morning for Cork’s Sean O’Riordan.
Irish trio reach finals as European Para Swimming Champs open in Dublin
Europe’s best are in Ireland this week.
'I want to show everybody what I can do': Ireland's swimmers bidding for European glory in Dublin
The National Aquatic Centre welcomes over 500 athletes from 40 countries this week.
'Absolutely devastated:' Oliver Dingley explains illness which forced him to withdraw from 3m event
The Irish diver was suffering from stomach cramps over the last two days.
Watson takes seventh place on senior international debut as McSharry misses out on European final
Tanya Watson improved on her score from earlier on Wednesday while Mona McSharry was unable to progress to the final.
Watson dives into European Championships final while McSharry advances to 50m breastroke semis
Both Tanya Watson and Mona McSharry will be in action in their finals later today at the European Swimming and Diving Championships.
Brilliant morning for Ireland in the pool as Ferguson, Ryan and Greene all book semi places
Eighteen-year-old Conor Ferguson and Shane Ryan into 100m backstroke semis, with Darragh Greene in 200m breaststroke semis.
Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to swim for miles without getting tired
Let’s go to the beach, beach!
12-time Olympic medallist Ryan Lochte slapped with 14-month ban for doping violation
The US swimmer has been suspended over ‘use of a prohibited method’.