Several Medals and Finals from Luxembourg Euro Meet for Irish Swimmer

ByEmma Porter |

Irish swimmers have closed out an impressive weekend at the Luxembourg Euro Meet, securing several medals, numerous finals, and a strong showing of personal bests for several swimmers over the course of the meet.

Daniel Wiffen continues his good form, claiming gold in the 400m and 800m freestyle, and silver in the 1500m. Grace Hodgins was also on form to finish 5th in the 800m.

In the short-distance freestyle events, Thomas Fannon claimed 6th in the 50m freestyle, while Diarmuid Sutton was 19th overall. In the Women’s sprint event, Erin Riordan was 8th in the final. Riordan went on the secure 10th overall in the 100m freestyle just behind Victorria Catterson in 9th place.

Jack Cassin was in action in the 200m freestyle, taking 6th in the Men’s final, while Catterson and Maria Godden were 12th and 13th respectively in the Women’s 200m.

Maria Godden had a strong meet securing a silver in the 50m backstroke, while team mates Cullen and Rooney were 11th and 14th, and silver in the 100m backstroke, again followed by Cullen and Rooney who were 13th and 14th overall in the 100m distance. Godden was 3rd in the 200m, while Rooney was 9th. Cullen took 11th to win the B final.

Eoin Corby was the sole male representative in the breaststroke finals throughout the meet, finishing a strong 9th in the 50m, 12th in the 100m, and 11th in the 200m. Meanwhile Ellie McCartney was 5th in the Women’s 100m breaststroke and 6th in the 200m.

Thomas Fannon sprinted to 14th in the 50m fly, while McCartney and Riordan were 12th and 17th in the event.

In the medley events, Jack Cassin was 10th in the 200IM and 4th in the 400IM, while McCartney was 4th in the 200IM.

The team rounded out the weekend results by placing 2nd in the 4 x 100 mixed medley relay, and 4th in the 4 x 100 mixed freestyle relay.

The full results are available at

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