From The West of Ireland
    Go to Castlebar | Photo Gallery | Castlebar Directory | Nostalgia Board
Sports : Castlebar Swimming Club Last Updated: 2, Apr 2018 - 10:02

Success for Castlebar Swimmers at Athlone Meet.
By Linda McCaffrey
14, Mar 2004 - 22:30

Email this article
 Printer friendly page
A group of 25 swimmers from the Castlebar Swimming Club travelled to Athlone on Saturday 6th March to compete at the 2nd Annual Invitation Meet in the Regional Sports Centre.

A total of 14 medals were bagged by the Castlebar swimmers to include 2 Gold, 5 Silver and 7 Bronze. Other clubs to participate included Galway, Laser, Shark, Tuam, Claremorris, Sligo, Longford, Roscommon and Westport.

Gold for Nicholas!
Performance of the day for Castlebar came from Nicholas Quinn who won his final in U11 100m Fly

The following swimmers took Silver

Laura Keaveney U15 Fly
Nicholas Quinn U11 Br/St
Sally Cunniffe U11 Br/St
Annie McCormick U13 Freestyle
Darragh Quinn 100 m Freestyle

Bronze Medal winners were:
Dara Dever 100m Br/ST
James Caulfield U13 Fly
James Sweeney U13 Br/St
Sarah Caulfield U15 Br/St and U15 Free
Doireann Dever 100m Br/St
James Sweeney U 13 Freestyle

The following swimmers all reached finals in their individual events with many personal best times recorded -
Sally Cunniffe took 4th place in U11 100m Fly, Stephanie Ford was 4th fastest in both the U13 Fly and Br/St. Natalie Bourke finished in 4th in the U15 Backstroke and 5th in U15 Fly and recorded personal best time in both swims. Emma Hynes took 5th place in the Freestyle final with a 3 second P.B. Annie McCormack came 5th in U13 Backstroke final again in a personal best time. Darragh Quinn took 5th in 100m Backstroke with Fergus Sweeney taking 5th position in U15 Br/St. James Caulfield came in 5th in U13 Br/.st in a personal best time. Laura Keaveney finished in 5th place in the Freestyle final. Fionnuala Quinn swimming in U15 Fly 100m took 6th place and was 2nd reserve finalist in Br/St. Aisling Bourke finished in 6th position in 100m U15 Br./St. Dara Dever took 6th place in 100m Freestyle with Anthony English making reserve finalist in 100m Br/St. Aisling Walls finished 6th in 100m Br/st. Brian Moran took 6th in 100m Backstroke. Conal Joyce made reserve finalist in Boys U 15 Fly a had a good swim in 100m Freestyle

Good swims were recorded from Katie Tuohy U15 100m Br/St & Fly, Maebh Garrick U15 Br/St and Freestyle. Rory Grier –Gavin 100 M Fly & 100M Freestyle and Patrick Wiseman U15 110m Fly & Freestyle. Elenor Grier-Gavin, Aisling Bourke and Aisling Walls U15 100m Freestyle. Brian Moran 100m Freestyle. . Rory Tuohy U13 Backstroke &Freestyle. Emma Hynes U13 Backstroke, Fergus Sweeney U15 Freestyle.

The highlight of the relay teams was the U13 4x50m Medley relay of Sally Cunniffe, Annie McCormack, Stephanie Ford and Emma Hynes who took Gold, this was followed by Bronze winners in the U13 Boys 4x50m team medley of James Sweeney, James Caulfield, Nicholas Quinn and Rory Tuohy and Boys team 4x50 Medley of Darragh Quinn, Dara Dever, Brian Moran, Anthony English.

A busload of tired but satisfied swimmers returned to Castlebar and once again well done to one and all.

© Copyright 2004 by © Contributor(s) and Castlebar Web Pages 1997 - 2018

.. Top of Page

Castlebar Swimming Club
Latest Headlines
Civic Reception for Nicholas Quinn
Nicholas Quinn - Ireland & Castlebar Olympian 2016
Supporting Nicholas Quinn Castlebar's Olympic Swimmer
Celebrating our Olympian, Nicholas Quinn, Rio de Janeiro August 2016.
Congrats to Nicholas Quinn
Irish Age Groups Division 2 Swimming Championships
There's Something About Nicholas
Swimming Club News - 2 Sep 2014
Castlebar Swimming Club News - 13 July 2014
Prizes all around for Castlebar Swimmers
Senior Schools Competition - Swimming
Castlebar Swimmers Deliver in Dublin
Castlebar Swimming Club News - 2 April 2014
Swimming Club News - November 2013
Castlebar SC Gala
Castlebar Swimmers at Division 2
Swimming News 28 May 2013
Swim Wins in Westmeath
Senior Squad Swimmers at Claremorris
Claremorris and B&C Gala Reports
Swimmers’ Success in Limerick & Tuam
Swimming News 11 Jan 2013
Castlebar Swimmers do Well in Longford
Swim News - 6 November 2012
Swim News - 15 October 2012
Swim News - 2012 Round Up
Swim News - 1 Aug 2012
Swim News - 28 June 2012
Sinead Mylett
Dublin Medals for Castlebar Swimmers
Castlebar Impress at Connacht Age Groups
Swim News - 19 March 2012
Swim News - 5 May 2012
Castlebar Swimming News - 13 April 2012
Castlebar Swimming News - 5 April 2012
Swim News - 31 March 2012
Swim News - 14 March 2012
Swim News - 14 Feb 2012
Connacht Swimming Championships
Castlebar Swim Success
Castlebar Host Season's First Gala
Swim News - June 2011
Swimming Intervarsities
St Gerald's Pair Selected For Ireland Squad.
Swim News - 15 Feb 2011
Castlebar Awards Swimmers.
Castlebar Impress at Irish Age Group Championship
Castlebar Swimming News 24 Sep 2010
Castlebar Swimming Club Lessons
Castlebar Swimmers Progress at Nationals
Aer-Lingus open
Nicholas Quinn, Olympian
Connacht Age-Groups Sligo, Claremorris and Castlebar
Swimming Updates - April and May Galas 2005
Swimming Results - Jan to March Galas 2005
Swimming Club Annual Awards
Annual Club Lengths and Lessons Gala.
Fourteen Castlebar Swimmers Qualify
Community Games Finals
Swimming Club News
Irish Age Group Championships Div 2 Limerick
Congratulations on swimming for Connacht on Inter-Provincials
Mayo Community Games Swimming Finals
Swimming Update
Swimming News Update - 22 April 2004
Swimming Club News 12 April 2004
Castlebar Swimming Club News Update - 26 Mar 2004
Castlebar S/C host Connacht Region Swimming A.G.M.
More Medals for Castlebar B&C Swimmers in Ballina
Success for Castlebar Swimmers at Athlone Meet.
Swimming Club News
Connnacht region B&C Gala
Swimming Thanks
Connacht Secondary Schools Swimming Championships Jan 2004
Castlebar Swimming News
Swimming News Update - 3 Dec 2003
Swimming News Update 28 Nov 2003
Swimming News Updates - Tuam Gala 8/9th Nov 2003
Swimming News
Swimming News - 8th Nov 2003
National Swimming Championships 2003
Mosney 2003
Swimming News - Senior Coach Wanted
Swimming Results
Division 2 Results and success for Cian Holland
Abbotstown Results 2003
Connacht Age-Group Galas Report
Area Community Games
Swimming - Long Course and B&C Gala
Castlebar's top swimmers compete in Galway - Jimmy Cranny Memorial Gala
Connacht Championships 30th March 2003.
Castlebar Swimming Club News - 24th March 2003
Castlebar Swimming Club News - 11th March 2003
Castlebar Swimming Club News - 19th Feb 2003
Swimming News - 4 feb 2003
Castlebar Swimming News Jan 2003
December Swimming News 30 Dec 2002
Swimming News - 6 Dec 2002
Success for Mayo swimmers
Tuam Gala Results