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Irish Swimming Championships: Danielle Hill and Brendan Hyland damage own national statistics


Irish Swimming Championships: Danielle Hill and Brendan Hyland damage own national statistics


Northern Ireland’s Danielle Hill set a new senior file on day three of the Irish Open Swimming Championships.
Hill beat her previous satisfaction to win the 50m backstroke title as Brendan Hyland additionally set a brand new countrywide document on his manner to the 200m butterfly gold.
Larne swimmer Hill, who received the 50m freestyle on Thursday, persisted in returning from damage as she beat her 2017 mark to complete in 28.64 seconds.
Lisburn’s Daniel Wiffen gained the 800m freestyle in a new junior document time.
Hyland produced a top-notch swim to take the 200m butterfly title for the 8th consecutive year, and his time of one:57.21 shaved 0.17 off his preceding quality over the distance.
Wiffen, 17, stormed to victory in Dublin’s starting race at his prevailing time of eight: sixteen. Seventy-nine became nearly seconds quicker than the preceding Irish junior report and met the attention times for each European and World Junior Championships later this year.
Calum Bain of Cookstown set a brand new championship record of twenty-two. Fifty-eight inside the 50m freestyle, very last to add to the 50m butterfly title he gained on Wednesday.
Hill additionally took bronze at the back of Erin Riordan in the 100m freestyle final. In comparison, Scotland’s two-time Olympian Hanna Miley took her 0.33 gold medal of the week as she gained the 200m butterfly in 2:13.39, with Dubliner Ellen Walsh finishing 2d to take the Countrywide name.

In the last Friday race, Limerick-based total swimmer Cadan McCarthy retained his 400m person medley identity ahead of Alfie Kelly and Eoin Corby.
On Thursday, Northern Ireland youngster Conor Ferguson took the gold in the men’s 50m backstroke.
The former European junior silver medallist clocked a time of 25.32 seconds to finish before his National Centre Dublin team-mate Rory McEvoy.

Erika Norman

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