Nenagh Neptune Swimming Club January 2019 Update

Nenagh Neptune Swimming Club January 2019 Update

The Gerry Ryan Gala was held at UL Sports Arena on the 16th and 17th of January. This was a national qualifying long course (50 metres) gala and 19 senior Nenagh Neptune swimmers qualified to take part. These 19 swimmers entered 64 events in total. Of these 64 events, 78% resulted in personal best times, and a total of 12 medals for Nenagh Neptune Swim Club.
Christine Ryan continues to lead by example and brought home gold medals in the long distance swims. Christine has now qualified for the Irish Open Swim in the 200 metres backcrawl. Ania Dybikowska again broke her times and scooped gold in the age 10 category. Two of the youngest swimmers, Tabitha Larke and Ryan Gratton excelled in their first long course gala. The best swim of the weekend was Rachel Quigleys 200 metre freestyle. Congratulations to Kseniya Nita, Christine and Ania who will now move up a division.
Well done to every swimmer who took part in this gala, including Adam Ryan, Hannah Austin, Eoin Moore, Anton Kruglyk, Sarah Gleeson, Sarah Quigley, Conor Kirby, Brendan Quinn, Megan Dooley Mc Inerney, Aiveen O’Brien, Laura Purowska, Laura Quinn and Kate Ryan.