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Congrats to Nicholas Quinn
By Castlebar Swimming Club
30, Jul 2015 - 10:47

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Castlebar Swimming Club would like to extend a hearty congratulations to swimmer Nicholas Quinn, who continues to do his former club - and his country - proud with his performance at the World University Games in South Korea earlier this month. Nicholas swam his fastest 100m breaststroke to date to win his heat, and secure a place in the semi-final. His time of 1:01.84 shows remarkable achievement at this level and is a boost to the 2016 Olympic hopeful. On that note, he was one of eleven young swimmers who took a break from training recently to visit the Olympic Council of Ireland offices in Howth, Co. Dublin, where they were given an overview of the facilities in the upcoming Rio Olympics.

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Nicholas was also the unanimous choice as the winner of April's Young Sports Star in The Connaught Telegraph, which described him as "a standout athlete from a very young age." Well done, Nicholas - we are all rooting for you!



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