Fantastic Finish to the end of the Season for G.S.C swimmers at the Irish D2’S!
The Irish National D2’s took place in the University Arena, Limerick from Thursday 11th– Sunday 14thJuly with Galway SC being represented by 9 swimmers, who had a sublime meet at this year’s event.
Leading the GSC performances Aoife Sweeney claimed Gold in the 800 Freestyle in a 14 second PB in the U15 Girls age-group. A silver podium place was achieved by Paola O’Brien (16+/100 Fly), while Bronze podium positions were achieved by Zaniab Rather (U12/50 Freestyle) & Aoife Davitt was in flying form with bronzes podiums in the U15/200 Back,200IM & 400 Freestyle in massive PB times.
Super finalist & Top 10 performances were achieved by Rosie Doorly (U14/100 Fly), William McDonnell (U15/100 & 200 Backstroke), Paola O’Brien (16+/50 Fly), Aoife Sweeney (U15/400 Freestyle), Kassie Rather (U13/200 Breaststroke) & Zainab Rather (U12/200 Freestyle), while excellent PB performances were achieved by John Gibbs (U13/100 Backstroke & Freestyle), Caitriona NicDhonnchadha (U15/100 Freestyle), Rosie Doorly (U14/50/200 Free & 200IM), Kassie Rather (U13/100 & 200 Free,100 Breaststroke & 200 Backstroke) & Zainab Rather (U12/100 Backstroke & Freestyle & 200 Backstroke).
This concluded a marvellous end of season meet for the small team of GSC swimmers who amassed an impressive 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 4 Bronzes, 7 finalists & 30 PB’s.
GSC would congratulate all the GSC swimmers for their brilliant endeavours & awesome swimming over the 4 days & GSC would also like to extend sincere thanks to GSC Team Managers, lead by Michelle Davitt & Coach Brian Desmond for their tremendous support work to the team over the course of the meet.