Eight Irish athletes were in action in Corfu to represent their county on the international stage alongside some of the best marathon junior swimmers in Europe, all of whom are vying for medal success in their age category at the 2023 European Junior Open Water Championships from Friday, 29 September – Sunday 1 October.
Jessica Purcell finished in 20th with a time of 1:04:57.7.
Ian Middleton took 27th in the Men’s junior 5km 1:03:59.6.
Denis O’Brien was the strongest of the Irish finishing in 20th with a time of 1:31:44.4.
Sean Donnellan was 34th in 1:33:31.7, while Daragh Horgan finished in 36th in 1:34:03.6.
Ronan Fahey finished 23rd in a time of 2:06:04.5, while Ben Moran was 28th in 2:09:54.1.
In the Women’s junior 10km Ireland’s Ella Carroll was 19th in a time of 2:25:00.9.