Lough Erne 17K Championship Swim

Lough Erne 17K Championship Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Martin Cullen reported on the Irish Long Distance Swimming Championship, the Lough Erne 17K Swim. “This year’s event had a good entry. It was very nice to see a lot of newcomers to this distance.”

“With the growth of open water swimming, especially in relation to the phenomenal growth in triathlons, it is very important we nurture and entice as much participation as we can cope with.”

The top finishers include:

1. Susanna Murphy, Glenalbyn Masters, 4:08:55
2. Colm Breathnach, Waterford, 4:29:12
3. William Ferguson, Glenalbyn Masters, 4:30:07
4. Simon Lee, Solent SC, 4:34:08
5. Rachel Doyle, Dublin SC, 4:34:24
6. Maureen McCoy, Lisburn City SC, 4:52:12
7. Jeff Wilson, ILDSA, 4:57:29
8. Nicolas Ireland, ILDSA, 5:02:10
9. Colleen Blair, ILDSA, 5:09:57
10. John Ward, Aer Lingus, 5:26:38
11. Breccene Ennis, Cavan, 5:43:24
12. Conor Greely, Serpentine SC, 5:48:51
13. Linda Ashmore, Weyport Masters, 5:54:28
14. Ian Hutchings, ILDSA, 5:56:43
15. Matthew Jones, BLDSA, 6:59:14

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