April 21, 2024

Two Donegal swimmers are jetting off to Italy tomorrow to symbolize Eire within the SUDS European Championships.

Anna Hennessy from Letterkenny and Eoin Rooney from Ballyshannon are a part of the Crew Eire squad competing within the Sport Union for Athletes with Down Syndrome competitors in Padova.

Anna can be competing within the Butterfly, Backstroke, Freestyle, Blended Freestyle Relay, and Blended Medley occasions.

Eoin can be racing within the Butterfly, Entrance Crawl and Again Crawl.

Heats start on Tuesday.

Chatting with Donegal Every day forward of the competitors, Anna mentioned: “It’s not only for successful, it’s about having an incredible day with my buddies in Crew Eire. I wish to make my household, my buddies and my cousins proud.”

Each Anna and Eoin have been coached by Eoin’s mom, Sinead Donagher on the Finn Valley Centre in preparation for the championships. Anna is a member of Swilly Seals and can be coached by her father Kevin in the course of the holidays.

Anna and Eoin are proudly sponsored by Kelly’s Diner Letterkenny.

The athletes have additionally acquired well-wishes from their academics and classmates in native coaching providers.

The Donegal Neighborhood Inclusion Hub crew had this video to have fun Eoin’s achievement:

The Nationwide Studying Community are additionally wishing pupil Anna one of the best of luck:

Donegal swimmers proudly representing Eire in European Championships was final modified: September 2nd, 2023 by Rachel McLaughlin