Sunday, July 5, 2015

Rio '16: First swimmer qualifies

Fiona Doyle became Ireland’s first swimmer to qualify for Rio '16  when she swam a time of 1:07.67 in the semi-final of the 100m breaststroke at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.

The University of Calgary student progressed from the morning heats in 1:08.07.  Doyle holds the Irish record of 1:07.66 a time that won her a silver medal at the World Student Games of 2013.