April 15, 2024

Donegal swimmers Anna Hennessy and Eoin Rooney start racing at the moment on the eleventh World Down Syndrome Swimming Championships in Antalya, Turkey.

Heats started early this morning on the new Akdeniz College Olympic pool, with Anna competing in three occasions for freestyle and backstroke and Eoin within the 100m freestyle.

Anna (24) from Letterkenny and Eoin (22) from Ballyshannon, have a packed schedule of racing till Sunday.

They’re a part of a six-strong Irish staff, additionally together with Eoghan Ashe, Robbie English, David Hogg and Kevin Kennedy. Their teaching staff is Niall Molloy and Sinead Donagher, Eoin’s mom.

Staff Eire on the opening ceremony at Antalya stadium

The video games comply with Anna and Eoin’s success on the European Down Syndrome Swimming Championships in Italy in September.

The duo prepare at Finn Valley Leisure Centre beneath coach Sinead Donagher and energy and conditioning coach Sean Foley.

The duo is affiliated with Swilly Seals ASC, Letterkenny and Nemo Particular Olympics Swim Membership, FVLC.

 

Anna Hennessy and Eoin Rooney in Antalya

Donegal duo in motion at World Down Syndrome Swimming Championships in Turkey was final modified: March twenty first, 2024 by Workers Author

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